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Django Unchained Lincoln

Django Unchained, Quentin Tarantino’s violent fantasy, is a great segue to Steven Spielberg’s fact-based Lincoln. Django ends with him rescuing his wife and burning a plantation mansion to the ground. Lincoln opens with a negro Union soldier telling President Lincoln … Continue reading

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Happy New Year! Do You Know the History of Watch Night service?

At a recent community event, an elder taught me the history behind “watch night services.” So much of what we do culturally as African Americans has a poignant historical significance. We must share the history of our enslavement, struggles, culture and … Continue reading

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