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Django

h     Someone told us it would be fashionable to make play houses out of playing cards and we proceeded to build mansions out of miniature card stock. For the gratification of an accomplished gaze and the adulation of easily impressed … Continue reading

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Why Black Women choose Religion

In the bellows of the slave ship in the horrors of the Middle Passage, black souls were fashioned to be out of body. The stench of decaying flesh, the shrill of physical anguish and the feel of blood dung and … Continue reading

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The Holy Wood Crucifixion

The inertia behind the story of “The Help” is not new, as early as 1839, a sentiment was brewing for slave abolition because the Amistad case was at the fore, and an English actress named Fanny Kemble felt akin to … Continue reading

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