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book review, The Patchwork Path, by Bettye Stroud, illustrated by Erin Susanne Bennett (a picture book on a historical topic)

Stroud, B. (2005). The Patchwork Path: A Quilt Map To Freedom. (E. S. Bennett, Illustrator). Cambridge, Mass.: Candlewick Press

Summary: A young girl, Hannah, dreams of freedom as she learns about it from her mother, who teaches her the meanings of symbols stitched in a quilt. 335 more words

February 2015

Black History Month's final call.

Black History Month has reminded me of the importance of Inspiration and its power to transform the human soul, into something lovely and manageable.  As I’ve grown and gone from baby sperm to dignified Elder, without a doubt,  its been because of the inspirations which have come into and thru my life. 147 more words

African American History

Black History Month's final call.

In America,  Black History has been about change.  A change designed to make America a better country.  And it is in da spirit of Black History that I dedicate my social,  cultural,  educational,  and, spiritual efforts,  for 2015.  70 more words

African American History

Black History Month's final call.

For many,  Black History Month ends today.  But for me,  it’s jus gettin’ into full gear.  I will be celebrating for the rest of 2015.  In full Funk gear.  109 more words

African American History

Black History Month's final call.

In the realm of human life,  nothing is more powerful than Love and Forgiveness.  For  – Forgiveness is Love.  Love is forgiveness.   The Heart and Soul of All that is.  46 more words

African American History

Thirty-year-old Mary Hicks died this date, February 28th, in 1823 and was buried at Bethel Burying Ground

Thirty-years-old Mary Hicks died of Puerperal Fever or “childbed fever” on this date, February 28th, in 1823 and was buried at Bethel Burying Ground. The disease is a bacterial infection of the female reproductive tract following childbirth or miscarriage. 234 more words

African American Burial Grounds