black history month (5)

My favorite holiday falls on February 13th and that holiday is, drum roll pleeeeaaaase...

 

BLACK LOVE DAY

 

From the moment I discovered Black Love Day and met Ayo Handy-Kendi, the creator of the holiday, I have been applying the tenets to my life. This profound holiday focuses on 24 hours of love in action practicing Love for the Creator, Love for yourself, Love for your family, Love your community, Love for the Black Race.

 

Click here for a how-to guide for those interested in observing

Black Love

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Black stories. Black talent. Black creators. Black History.

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I am going to go out on a limb here and say this year’s month-long celebration of Black History, is worthy of next-level turn up. Why go above and beyond more than any year prior? Because the last 12 months have shown that life for the descendants of chattel slaves hasn’t changed nearly as much as we would like and/or want to believe. We are in the fight of our lives while living in a Nation in crisis (e.g. suspect vaccines too reminis

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gI_62407_black%20history%20month%20and%20addiction.png?width=450During African American History Month, the statistics and unique needs of African American addicts are spotlighted.

Each February the nation reflects upon African American contributions to the United States during Black History Month (officially African American History Month). This month-long celebration encourages reflection upon the significant additions to many fields of American society of a diverse race of people, but also the opportunity to examine the trends of addiction among African Ame

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To commemorate and celebrate the contributions to our nation made by people of African descent, American historian Carter G. Woodson established Black History Week. The first celebration occurred on Feb. 12, 1926. For many years, the second week of February was set aside for this celebration to coincide with the birthdays of abolitionist/editor Frederick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln. In 1976, as part of the nation's bicentennial, the week was expanded to a month. Since then, U.S. presidents have

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full_140x184.jpgDover, DE – Governor Jack Markell today joined legislators, civil rights and civic leaders, educators, and community members to mark Black History Month and sign a resolution that apologizes for Delaware’s historic role in slavery, acknowledges its painful and lasting legacy, and commits to embracing a future free of racial bias, prejudice, and discrimination.

Markell signed House Joint Resolution 10, which was sponsored by Representative Stephanie T. Bolden (D-Wilmington East) and Senate Majori

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