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February is African American History Month in the Town of Friday Harbor

Feb 2023 06
[ad_1] Town of Friday Harbor Mayor Raymont Jackson proclaimed February African American History Month January 2, 2023. PROCLAMATION WHEREAS, during African American History Month, we celebrate the many achievements and contributions made by African Americans to our economic, cultural, spiritual and political development, as well as to pay homage to the millions of enslaved Africans who died during the Transatlantic Slave Trade; and WHEREAS, in 1926, Carter G. Woodson and Minister Jesse E. Moorland laid the foundation for Black History Month realizing the achievements of African Americans were all but erased from national history and underrepresented in important policy decisions;......

AFRICAN SPIRITUALITY JOURNEY episode 1 || How to Create libation Alter and pour libation

Feb 2023 06
An African spirituality interview about the mighty African spirits with Agya Yaw Brefo on @TheAfricanSpiritualConnections . Agya Yaw is an African spirituality practitioner and a naturalist who was once a Christian pastor, hinduist, Budhist and cultist but had his calling onto the ancestral spiritual path years ago. In this episode he teaches about the creation of a simple Alter of Earth for the purpose of pouring Libation. Watch the video for further details. source

A Black history primer on African Americans’ fight for equality: 5 essential reads

Feb 2023 06
[ad_1] As the father of Black history, Carter G. Woodson had a simple goal – to legitimize the study of African American history and culture.To that end, in 1912, shortly after becoming the second African American after W.E.B. Du Bois to earn a Ph.D. at Harvard, Woodson founded the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History in 1915.President Barack Obama presents NBA champion and human rights advocate Bill Russell the Medal of Freedom on Feb. 15, 2011. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images People are also reading… More than 100 years later, Woodson’s goal and his work detailing the struggle of......