Tag Archives: Black Excellence

Weekend Open Thread

Good Morning. I hope that you are enjoying this weekend, fully vaccinated and boosted, with family and friends. There is a thing as ‘famous’ And then there is ‘Black famous’. And, one of the things that can put a smile … Continue reading

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Weekend Open Thread

Good Morning. I hope that you are enjoying this weekend, fully vaccinated and boosted, with family and friends. A sweep of Black Excellence!! In a historic first, Black women swept the All-Around podium at the U.S. Gymnastics Championships. 🥇 Konnor … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Wakanda Forever

I am a movie fanatic. Have been ever since I was a kid. There are two things that I miss most because of this pandemic. Going to the movies is one of them. I have held strong, but I might … Continue reading

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It’s JUSTICE Ketanji Brown Jackson!

sniff sniff sniff😪😪😪 I never thought that I would live to see the day where a Black from a distance woman with locs and a deliberately chosen African name would sit on the Supreme Court. It’s still surreal to me. … Continue reading

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Open Thread | 2022 Tony Awards!

Black Excellence at the Tony Awards! 📷 | Myles Frost, Prince & Paris Jackson at the Tony Awards, 2022. pic.twitter.com/btmyi7Z1tS — 𝘕𝘈𝘌𝘋 ◡̈ (@mjjNAED) June 13, 2022 Jennifer Hudson has achieved EGOT status after her win at the #TonyAwards pic.twitter.com/SYmQXdeZiV … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Goodbye to the Pearsons

This week was the last episode of This Is Us. I came to This Is Us over halfway through the first season. I had read on the internet how each week it would bring you to tears, but people loved … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Congratulations to Karine Jean-Pierre as the new White House Press Secretary

Ms. Jean-Pierre will be the first Black woman and the first open gay White House Press Secretary. Congratulations!! NEW: President Biden names Karine Jean-Pierre as the new White House press secretary, replacing Jen Psaki. Jean-Pierre will be the first Black … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Day Three of the Ketanji Brown Jackson Hearings

The GOP continued to be on one.😠😠 But, Judge Brown Jackson was wonderful. No matter what else happens from this point, Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson will become Associate Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson All these Republicans who sat there torturing her … Continue reading

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Trailblazer and Legend Sidney Poitier Has Died At 94

I cannot feel too sad for someone who lived a long life,and made a difference. The man was trailblazer. RIP🙏🏾😪 MORE: Poitier became the first Black man to win an Academy Award for best actor in 1964 for his role … Continue reading

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Open Thread | A Little Black Excellence Today

I am very psyched to see King Richard. From everything that I am reading, it is well done. Serena Williams, Venus Williams and Will Smith for Entertainment Weekly's cover shoot portraits. ❤❤❤ #KingRichard pic.twitter.com/bDOZ52gamQ — Luis. (@serenapower_) November 2, 2021 Venus … Continue reading

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