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This is a magnificently beautiful song in honor of the Orixá, Nanã Buruku. In Candomblé, Nanã is an elder, feminine, earth-based energy. She is the energy of the primal connection between earth and water, the holy mud out of which life forms and to wh...

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There are rumblings in the land.   Some good news out of Denver, Colorado. Here is the link to two very moving stories of Colorado-based white American women who decided to pay reparations to African Americans for some of the generational misery sl...

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Artist Daniel Minter’s work is consistently wonderful — it teaches, transforms and sacralizes. This article is about Minter’s most recent art projects, including one that involves a ritual meal and poetry in honor of a eugenicized co...

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A new reprint of Vincent Harding’s 2007 essay.  The text continues in the trajectory of Harding’s earlier work — especially Hope and History, the book he wrote as a companion to the great Blackside/PBS series on the Southern Freedom M...

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  This is a wonderful reflection on the benefits of patience, contemplation and attention to the natural rhythms of the world — in teaching and in life.   From the blog of Prof. Nancy Lynne Westfield on the website of the Wabash Center for T...

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