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Who held the first Memorial Day celebration? | Michael W Twitty | Comment is free | The Guardian

http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2015/may/22/who-held-the-first-memorial-day-celebration Enjoy this piece I wrote on the African American roots of Memorial Day. Blessings and honor on all our nation’s fallen, with a special thanks to soldiers of color and LGBT identity who despite slavery, reservations, interment camps and … Continue reading

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An Interview With Dr. Edda Fields Black, Author of Deep Roots

Hi Dr. Fields-Black, We are so glad to have you here at Afroculinaria to talk about the African contribution to rice cultivation in the US and the roots of the Gullah/Geechee people… 1. Where are you from?  How does your … Continue reading

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