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Curious Case of Girl with English Last Name

A few months ago at work we starting asking each other about the origin of our last names.  I was in a group of five people and the only black person.  Everyone went on to talk with confidence about their Scandinavian, Irish or German backgrounds.  Then everyone looked at me.  "Do you know where your… Continue reading Curious Case of Girl with English Last Name

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Fave Quotes by Black Writers

It's Black History Month!  Yes, I still celebrate Black History Month.  This is my take on it - I would like Black History Month to go away.  I would rather "black" history finally be recognized as apart of American history.  My history books in high school only talked about Harriet Tubman, Sojourner Truth, Frederick Douglass,… Continue reading Fave Quotes by Black Writers