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I love this film. She was something else in her day. #AfricanAmericanHeritage   #HarlemRenaissance  
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I've watched the first part of the mini-series. Pretty interesting.
Billed as being “in the tradition of ‘Roots,’ ” but perhaps closer in scope to its sequel “Queen,” “The Book of Negroes” is an ambitious six-hour miniseries, anchored by the splendid Aunjanue Ellis...
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Stephen Bess teaches English at Montgomery College in Rockville, Maryland.  He enjoys writing and researching African history and literature in the Americas on his blog, Morphological Confetti. He also enjoys photography and travel.

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"We, however, will not boast beyond proper limits, but will confine our boasting to the field God has assigned to us, a field that reaches even to you." ~ 2 Corinthians 10:13
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O Adjunct! My Adjunct! - The New Yorker
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We rhapsodize about teachers who inspire students to stand on their desks in academic ecstasy. But there is a culture of silence around adju

“The Book of Negroes” Miniseries TV Review on BET | Variety
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Billed as being “in the tradition of ‘Roots,’ ” but perhaps closer in scope to its sequel “Queen,” “The Book of Negroes” is an ambitious six

Morphological Confetti: MC Spotlight: Kings of the Evening
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In a time where many African Americans depictions in film are centered on comedy and sex, I found Kings of the Evening (2008) to be aestheti

Suite: On the Train - Canopic Jar
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The prompt for the On the Train suite is open to liberal and organic interpretation — wherever the artist takes it or it takes the artist. W

The Theatre: Debbie Tucker Green’s “Generations” - The New Yorker
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This miniature spectacle, set in black South Africa, sounds like Gertrude Stein by way of Soweto.

Confession
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I stay strongest among the prostitutes, and let their hurricanes swallow mine till dawn to let up only in good time, when they choose to be

Suzan-Lori Parks at the Public
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Sterling K. Brown stars as a slave who fights in the Confederate Army in order to gain his freedom.

Morphological Confetti: Savannah Churchill: Sho' Nuff Blues
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Savannah Churchill, the original Queen of Rhythm & the sho nuff Blues. Savannah was born in Colfax, Louisiana on August 21, 1920 from Creole

Morphological Confetti: MC Spotlight: Jacquelyn Ann Bond-Shropshire
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Generations of willful women compounded within the heart, mind and spirit of one. Her name is Jacquelyn Ann Bond-Shropshire, MA., MBA.. She

Morphological Confetti: Gifts and Goals
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What can I say? It was a great holiday; I received a few things that I wanted, and I was able to give a few things that I wanted to give - I

Morphological Confetti: 12 YEARS A SLAVE - Official Trailer (HD)
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I'm going to see this film this evening. Afterwards, I will come back as soon as possible with a review. I haven't seen any of the online re

Morphological Confetti: Light Feet and Heavy Chest
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I'd like to think that his "heavy" chest was his heart - his courage. Besides, he had enough "old marks" from that old whip. It was time mak

The Great African-American Awakening by Myron Magnet, City Journal Summe...
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Some brave voices are shifting the conversation from victimhood to responsibility. Summer 2008

Patrice Lumumba: the most important assassination of the 20th century
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Georges Nzongola-Ntalaja: The US-sponsored plot to kill Patrice Lumumba, the hero of Congolese independence, took place 50 years ago today

Morphological Confetti: Surinam Meets Ghana
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A Kromanti Maroon from Surinam communicates with a man from Ghana. The Maroons have maintained their African language for over 400 years. Ve

Morphological Confetti: Juneteenth: The reason behind the reason
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Today is June 19th and some of you know what that means -- that's right Juneteenth! Now, some of you may not know what Juneteenth is all abo

ANNUAL SUNRISE CEREMONY REMEMBERS ANCESTORS AND MIDDLE PASSAGE
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On Sunday morning, June 23, 2013, beginning at 5:45 a.m., Miami’s Annual Sunrise Ancestral Remembrance of the Middle Passage Ceremony will b

Winfrey Giving $12M to New African-American Museum
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Oprah Winfrey is giving $12 million to a museum being built on Washington's National Mall that will document African-American history, offic

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