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Added by Lydell Jackson on February 7, 2014 at 1:16am — No Comments

Watch Night

Tonight: "Watch Night" 150 years ago tonight was perhaps one of the most significant in the history of enslaved Africans in America.
I offer the following as an answer; not THE Answer; an answer to the question of improvement. 
http://breathofmyancestors7.blogspot.com/2012/12/night-watch.html

Added by Ty Gray-EL on December 31, 2012 at 9:02pm — No Comments

Dr. Joy DeGruy

TIME FOR JOY!

If you haven't heard Dr. Degruy, then you are about to be impressed.

If you have then you know!




see more from Dr. Degruy in the video section of Living Legacy…
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Added by Lydell Jackson on January 11, 2010 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Legalized Slavery According to the 13th Amendment

Legalized Slavery According to the Constitution



I know that you are about to sit where you are with your mouth wide open in total disbelief. But please understand that this has been going on since 1933 or thereabout.



The Federal Prison Industry Program called UNICOR has been exploiting black people and promoting slavery since the 1930's



When you click on the Clothing and Textile… Continue

Added by Ty Gray-EL on December 3, 2009 at 4:46pm — 7 Comments

Amazing Musicwomen





It is my contention that the first Blues singers, Ma Rainey, Bessie Smith, Ethel Waters, Alberta Hunter, Josephine Baker, Mamie Smith and others were also the first Civil Rights workers who birthed the idea of freedom that others like Martin Luther King, Jr. carried the banner for. These women struggled through slavery, Jim Crow, minstrelsy, the Chittlin' Circuit, T.O.B.A. and vaudeville to tell the citizens of this… Continue

Added by Diva JC on May 5, 2009 at 4:10pm — No Comments

Actual Black History

When it comes to black history most people don’t even know that our nation’s Capital would not exist were it not for the ingenuity and wit of a black man. Most Americans are aware that it was black labor, blood, sweat and muscle that built the city of Washington DC. They have been told that slave labor laid the foundation stones and that black men lost their lives during the building and construction of, not only the white house, but several of the huge monolithic federal government buildings… Continue

Added by Ty Gray-EL on February 3, 2009 at 8:50pm — 3 Comments

Hurt People, Hurt People-Fade to Black

When we say “it starts in the home” what does that mean? When we say, “he has no home training” what does that mean? I agree that it all goes back to the home; however it goes much farther than the home. Our problems are systemic and reach way down into our psyche. How did our homes become so disjointed, fragmented and broken? Why are so many African American homes in disarray? What causes our children to be so apathetic?

When we say “it starts in the home” we are only dealing with the… Continue

Added by Ty Gray-EL on January 30, 2009 at 8:08am — 2 Comments

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