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When we walk with the spirits, it is enough little recommended not to know what we want. ” What I want, I take ” could be the first rule of the hoodoo. 336 more words

The Real Vodou: A Haitian Classical Music Concert - chicagotribune.com

As part of its One Book, Everybody Reads series, the Wilmette Public Library will present “The Real Vodou: A Haitian Classical Music Concert” on April 27 at 2:00 p.m. 98 more words


Faith and signs

A recent conversation with a good friend got me to thinking about faith and signs, and how hard it can be to have faith if you experience few signs. 336 more words


Apotheosis of Marie Laveau, Hoodoo-Voodoo-Vodou Icon

I knew that it was time to write this post after everyone in my classroom had seen the third¬†season of the FX series American Horror Story… 1,239 more words

Religious Studies

Vodou in Mexico (Photo of the Week)

As promised, here is my first ever Photo of the Week. I’d like to release one every Friday, but I’m really terrible about remembering too keep my camera with me—or use it when I do have it. 219 more words


1949: Louis Armstrong, The Dew Drop Inn & A Little Cowboy Named Willie

“It was 1949. I know because Louis Armstrong was the King of Zulu. I remember my mother decided not to go see him because they said he was an ‘Uncle Tom.’ We lived in the Magnolia Project, across the street from the Dew Drop Inn, which was the heart of the city’s music scene. 32 more words