Tagged: “Black History Month”

Black History Month: sugar

I picked this book up in the Children’s Department at our library a while back.  It is a haunting history of sugar.  I had never understood how much the desire for sugar in England (and around the world) drove the slave trade in the 1700s. In the bibliography, I found that a book was often […]

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Black History Month: Do you have a dream?

On August 28th.  1963, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. shared his dream.  We’ve read it.  Heard it.  And maybe even seen it.  But have we felt it?  Have we embraced it?  Have we made it our own? – – Right now, Taido and I are walking with the middle school students over at elevate through […]

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Black History Month: Benjamin Banneker

On February 1, when Sarabeth announced that we would be celebrating Black History Month on the Fellowship North blog, I became very excited.  I love to study history.  In her post, she included Dena Nash and Barbara Scorza’s experiences of celebrating Black History in the church.  My experience was similar to theirs.  There would be […]

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Black History Month: a place to start

Are you ready, black or white, to learn a little history? I’ve got some places you could start! For me, learning the history surrounding our very own area is interesting. The Central High School National Historic Site has a wonderful interactive museum in the visitor center, filled with displays to read, old radio broadcasts to […]

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Black History Month…and church?

It’s February 1st, which means Black History Month has arrived. I know that February is Black History Month, and I also grew up going to church. However, since I’m white, in my life those two things have never related to each other. I found out today that’s not the case if you grew up in […]

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