Tag Archives: History

Open Thread | History Was Made Friday

In case you missed it. Let.The.Record.Show.*American History*Herstory@VP @SpeakerPelosi @POTUS https://t.co/FrCb98BwSZ — Anita Baker (@IAMANITABAKER) November 19, 2021 Get used to it.I had a blue check follow me and I went through my past few days of tweets saying, what did … 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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HISTORY | Erin Jackson Is First Black U.S. Olympic Speedskater

Go get those medals, girl! Erin Jackson became the first black woman to qualify for the U.S. Olympic long-track speedskating team, finishing third in 39.04 seconds in the 500-meter race Friday in Milwaukee. Jackson joins Maame Biney, who recently became … Continue reading

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Saturday Open Thread | Michelle Carter wins 1st US Olympic gold in women’s shot put

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Monday Open Thread | Happy 4th of July

Happy Fourth of July. Woman awes internet with national anthem at Lincoln Memorial: Jun. 29, 2016 11:43 AM EDT WASHINGTON (AP) — A Florida woman’s rendition of “The Star-Spangled Banner” at the Lincoln Memorial led to a burst of applause … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread | Viola Davis Makes History With Best Actress Win

On Sunday night, Viola Davis made history. The “How to Get Away with Murder” star became the first African-American woman to win an Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series. “Let me tell you something: the only thing … Continue reading

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The Destruction of the Black Family- Part 7: A history

Hat tip R-Evolution When Africans were taken from their homes and forced into slavery, they were separated from mothers, fathers, sisters and brothers and were torn from extensive kinship networks. Enslaved in the British colonies of North America or the … Continue reading

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Photos | The World Celebrates President Obama Victory

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Tribute: Black History At It’s Finest…

Lets take a look back at the pride and joy we felt as a people/country on that wonderful November night. Share with us where you were and what you felt when the election was called for the 44th President of … Continue reading

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Sunday Open Thread

Sweet Honey in the Rock is an internationally renowned all-woman, African-American a cappella ensemble. They are an American Grammy Award-winning (and many times nominated) troupe who express their history as women of color through song, while entertaining their audience. They … Continue reading

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