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'm blessed. I feel most blessed as I look back over 2013 as I marvel at the things I was able to accomplish. I had tr...
By Deltonia N. Shropshire Washington (MC) -- The Smithsonian erected a wall of historic photos as an announcement
for the forthcoming National Museum of African American History and Culture
(2015). The iconic image of young Jacquelyn
Bond is among those l...
The Christmas Dutch Pot Baby On a cold Christmas Eve in Myrtle Grove, Joe and Myriam Lumley find a baby in a Dutch pot on their doorstep. Without hesitating, the Lumleys take the child, whom they name Eleanor, into their home. But little do they know, Attab...
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.
Morphological Confetti: MC Spotlight: Jacquelyn Ann Bond-Shropshire
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: 12 YEARS A SLAVE - Official Trailer (HD)
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
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...
Some brave voices are shifting the conversation from victimhood to responsibility. Summer 2008
Patrice Lumumba: the most important assassination of the 20th century
Georges Nzongola-Ntalaja: The US-sponsored plot to kill Patrice Lumumba, the hero of Congolese independence, took place 50 years ago today
Morphological Confetti: Juneteenth: The reason behind the reason
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
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
Oprah Winfrey is giving $12 million to a museum being built on Washington's National Mall that will document African-American history, offic
Church celebrates 150th anniversary of slave raid led by Harriet Tubman ...
On June 2, 1863, using her knowledge as a Union Army scout and spy, Harriet Tubman led a raid up the Combahee River, freeing nearly 800 slav
Morphological Confetti: SUMMER (Original Full-Length Album Version) - War
MC is a celebration of African history, language, and culture in the Americas. Pages. Home · Translation. Wednesday, May 22, 2013. SUMMER (O
Morphological Confetti: Berta Pereira and Pollo Píriz
I'm in the middle of nothing but Uruguayan love. This is Berta Pereira and Pollo Píriz, a couple who records some of the most beautiful musi
Obama to sign off on Tubman monument on Eastern Shore
President Barack Obama will sign a proclamation Monday creating a Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Monument on the Eastern Shore