Category Archives: Inspiration

Saturday Open Thread

Enjoy your weekend with family and friends. ICYMI Video: President Obama drops in on our Obama Foundation community meeting last night via live video. pic.twitter.com/u3JN3NRUgF — The Obama Foundation (@ObamaFoundation) September 15, 2017 "It will be a symbol of excellence, … Continue reading

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Sunday Praise & Worship | Sounds of Blackness

Sounds of Blackness is a Grammy Award-winning vocal and instrumental ensemble from Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota who perform music from several genres music including gospel, R&B, soul, and jazz. The group scored several hits on the Billboard R&B chart and Billboard … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread: It’s All Related

The election of THAT MAN to be President is in direct correlation to the Obama Presidency, and also the culture that grew during those years. I have long said that those who wanted “to make America great again” longed for … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread | Black Women In Medicine

“Black Women in Medicine” Doc To Hit Theaters On Aug. 26 Source: Coming to theaters in New York (August 26 through September 1) and Los Angeles (September 2 through 8) is “Black Women in Medicine,” the first documentary to explore … Continue reading

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The ‘Human Computer’ Behind the Moon Landing Was a Black Woman

In an age of racism and sexism, Katherine Johnson broke both barriers at NASA. She calculated the trajectory of man’s first trip to the moon, and was such an accurate mathematician that John Glenn asked her to double-check NASA’s computers. … Continue reading

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Sunday Open Thread | Praise & Worship

Eddie James, born in Phoenix, AZ, accepted Christ as his personal Lord and Savior at the age of 8. He entered into music ministry at the tender age of 9 and it is for this reason that Eddie recognizes the … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread | Black Women Making Olympic History

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