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The Front, The Back

We were on our way to rent a car recently when my mother in law turned to me and said, “You have to ride through the whole thing before moving in because sometimes the front is nicer than the rest.” She was pointing at the apartment complex across the street from us.  1,573 more words

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Dr. Joseph H. Ward

On Tuesday October 28 a local genealogy phenom (although she is now a lawyer in Atlanta) will present her findings on Dr. Joseph H. Ward, an African American doctor who was born in Wilson in 1870.   78 more words

Fantastic Books I've Edited: Week VII: Warriors of The Four Worlds

Happy Black Speculative Fiction Month everyone! On this glorious Monday, I continue my blog series with one of my favorite “hard science fiction” gems: Warriors of The Four Worlds by Ronald T. 1,041 more words

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I Don't Miss My Ex-Boyfriend, I Just Miss What He Represented

Every now & then I think about my ex-boyfriend. Not about him per se, but about us. Things that we did, the fun times that we had and the memories that we built together. 902 more words

Meet two members of the extraordinary Watson Family

Durham Family Theatre Presents 

In partnership with the Department of Theatre & Dance at North Carolina Central University and the Hayti Heritage Center

“The Watsons Go to Birmingham – 1963”  430 more words


What it means to be a Black Woman

We have been conditioned, through enslavement, physical and mental abuse, and the subliminal messages that feeds us programming that informs us what being a Black woman “ 211 more words

University of Mississippi Assistant Professorship in History, American Slavery and Emancipation

Deadline: November 1

Length: Tenure-tack

Comments: “The History Department at the University of Mississippi (www.olemiss.edu/depts/history) seeks to hire a tenure-track assistant professor with a specialization in American Slavery and Emancipation to help broaden departmental course offerings in transnational slavery, comparative slavery, colonial slavery, and/or slavery in the Atlantic World.” (from the H-Net.org description) 16 more words

2014 Deadlines