Tag Archives: Black Excellence

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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Open Thread | So, The Tony Awards Were Last Night

Black excellence at the Tony Awards. We've got nothing but love for @adriennelwarren accepting her award for Best Leading Actress in a Musical at the #TonyAwards! ❤️😍🎭 pic.twitter.com/RVVTAQUsxK — Paramount+ (@paramountplus) September 27, 2021 A Soldier's Play wins best revival … Continue reading

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Legend Cicely Tyson Dies At 96😢😢

Cicely Tyson, an Actress Who Shattered Stereotypes, Dies at 96 – The New York Times https://t.co/CBQXpvWyeT — Erica L. Green (@EricaLG) January 29, 2021 Legend. Phenomenon. Human Wonder. Once in a lifetime talent. All of these describe Ms. Cicely Tyson, … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Congratulations to Simone Biles!👏👏👏

The nightmare that is our current political situation will still be with us. I chose today to celebrate something positive. To celebrate Black Excellence👏👏 Medal # 25 is 🥇@Simone_Biles breaks her own record and sets a new one after winning … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread | 10 African Americans named Rhodes scholars, most ever

10 African Americans named Rhodes scholars, most ever By Gene Johnson | AP November 19 The latest group of U.S. Rhodes scholars includes 10 African Americans — the most ever in a single Rhodes class — as well as a transgender man … Continue reading

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