Category Archives: Open Thread

Monday Open Thread | Steely Dan Week

Happy Monday, Everyone. This week’s featured Artists, Steely Dan. WIKI:  Steely Dan is an American jazz rock band whose music also blends elements of funk, R&B, and pop.Founded by core members Walter Becker and Donald Fagen in 1972, the band … Continue reading

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#MemorialDay was started by former slaves on May 1, 1865

On this date in 1865, former Black slaves started Memorial Day in America. This occurred in Charleston, SC to honor 257 dead Union Soldiers who had been buried in a mass grave in a Confederate prison camp. They dug up … Continue reading

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Sunday Open Thread

I hope that you are enjoying this weekend with family and friends.  

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Saturday Open Thread

I hope that you are enjoying this weekend with family and friends. Published on May 28, 2016 In this week’s address, President Obama solemnly reflected on the meaning of Memorial Day and recognized the sacrifices made by the American warriors … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread |Just Because I Love Them: Aretha Franklin

We conclude this week with Ms. Aretha Franklin.

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Thursday Open Thread |Just Because I Love Them: Dionne Warwick

Today enjoy the music of Dionne Warwick.

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Wednesday Open Thread |Just Because I Love Them: Diana Ross

Today, we will be entertained by MISS Ross.

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