Day 13th of Black History Month

Black Church History… ooh, this is something that excites me! The link to follow is https://www.pbs.org/video/the-black-church-episode1/. *The video has a little content not appropriate for little children as they address topics and will show images hard to bear. A little about me before I turn it over to Black History Month and the Black Church……… Continue reading Day 13th of Black History Month

Day 12 of Black History Month in America

Hello friends! I have a much lighter note for today’s celebration of Black History Month! (*I originally thought that I only had 9 days done and this was 10th post… either way.. enjoy *smile*) As I reflect on my parents’ survival through the Khmer Rouge and the Regime of Pol Pot in Cambodia, I am…… Continue reading Day 12 of Black History Month in America

Day 11 of Black History Month

Joshua fought the battle of Jericho, Jericho, Jericho Joshua fought the battle of Jericho and the walls came a tumblin’ down… *Warning, solemn and somber post…and long, too but worth it!* Photo by Thomas Kinto on Unsplash Can you imagine if the wall of this Jericho… aka Racism and oppression in the United States ended?!…… Continue reading Day 11 of Black History Month

Day 10 of Black History Month

February is a good month of connection and learning. Today, I’m looking at words in music. I took a little look into African Hymns and the soul and the anguish and the hope… A few songs you can look up are: “Follow the Drinkin’ Gourd””Go Down Moses””Let Us Break Bread Together””Swing Low, Sweet Chariot””Steal Away…… Continue reading Day 10 of Black History Month

Day 9 of Black History Month

Mission, strength, and hope…it’s what we are activating when our family studies black history. Looked upon with disdain With our thoughts and actions our neighbor is slain Offer hope and help others up We can share our portion, let’s pour from our cup Cover shame Rebuke hate Lift up others We owe others love, we…… Continue reading Day 9 of Black History Month

Day 8 on Black History Month

As a mama, we discuss issues like “consequences” today. In light of what happened in our nation on January 6th, 2021, we saw Donald Trump lead many from November Election up until that day in questioning the voting process. Terms like “Stealing” and calls for rising up and fighting back…stirred dissension for a system in…… Continue reading Day 8 on Black History Month

Day 7 on Black History, We Still Have a Lot to Learn

We still have a lot to learn… Photo by Windows on Unsplash I am learning about the injustices people face in our nation… oh yes, they happen all around the world but I think my heart aches as an American in this first world nation to see partiality built into laws and systems so that…… Continue reading Day 7 on Black History, We Still Have a Lot to Learn

Day 6: Ladies of the Civil Rights Movements

Day 6 of Black History Month. We are celebrating a few figures in the civil rights movement whom were ladies in leadership: Fannie Lou Hammer Daisy Bates Ella Baker Diane Nash Dorothy Height JoAnn Robinson Septima Poinsette Clark Rosa Parks Coretta Scott King The impact from each of these women lives on today. Segregation was…… Continue reading Day 6: Ladies of the Civil Rights Movements

Day 5, See the Black Community Thrive

I love the look of a flourishing garden, I can walk by and my eyes collect all the colors and aromas as we pace onward and around the garden. Yellows, reds, purples, oranges, and so many shades around and in between. My smile stretches from ear to ear… as if butterflies are in my tummy,…… Continue reading Day 5, See the Black Community Thrive