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Rachel Whitfield, Free Woman

Black women have received little attention for the critical role they have played in maintaining their families and contributing to their communities. After running across a brief reference to Rachel Whitfield (1814-1908) a “former slave who made it on her own as head of a household, subsistence farmer,” I began searching for more. 594 more words

Melanin Mondays ][ the Black Project #30

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Travel Deal

Costa Rica is famous for its fabulous beaches and green pastures.  It is a very calm and relaxing country. Plenty of horseback tours, mountain biking, boogie boarding, snorkeling, diving, kayaking or scenic driving. 146 more words


Why Does a Man Wear Black at his Wedding?

Q: Why does a man wear black at his wedding?
A: It’s a DEATH Ceremony.

You died to the old single … “bon vivant” … man-about-town (playa) and are reborn to your wife in white. 463 more words


Films adapted from stage plays present both risk and opportunity. The focus on people in a fairly confined space provides great opportunities for actors to work with meaty dialogue. 262 more words

NEW to MJB: Hella Black Blogs!

Hey nosies!

For my nosy readers seeking a Black blogging experience and daily culture fix, I have added a new addition and treat to The Black Project… 63 more words

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Fences - The STiXXclusive Review

The thing about being Black is that you’re dealt with a great deal of adversity without even welcoming it in the first place. It’s like an unfortunate birthright to be placed with the burden of having to build up survival skills in order to operate a decent life. 912 more words

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