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This Upsets a Lot of People (129 hits)
I have had this argument with a lot of people, online and offline, over the years. Many people think beating our children is part of our culture, but it's not. People tell me we "have to" beat our children. We don't. Go here for more. htt ...
Posted Thursday, June 28th 2018 at 7:43AM
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Please Submit Your Blog Post on Nonviolence (125 hits)
The Blogging Carnival for Nonviolence 2018 is underway! Please submit your blog post. Details are here: https://blognonviolence.weebly.com/about.html To read blog posts from previous years, see: https://blognonviolence.weebly.com/blog/favourite ...
Posted Thursday, June 28th 2018 at 7:35AM
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Want to Learn More about Kwanzaa? (683 hits)
As you probably know, 2016 marks the 50th anniversary of the founding of Kwanzaa. Kwanzaa began as an African American holiday. It is now celebrated in many parts of the world. My International List of Kwanzaa Celebrations includes celebrations ...
Posted Monday, December 26th 2016 at 1:15PM
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Civil Rights, Fannie Lou Hamer, Black Women and Hysterectomy (1295 hits)
I found this by accident on Wikipedia while looking up something else. Fannie Lou Hamer, who later became a reknowned Civil Rights activist, was given a hysterectomy at the age of 32 in order to prevent her from producing children. Go here to r ...
Posted Tuesday, August 9th 2016 at 12:23PM
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Anarcha, Lucy and Betsey: The Mothers of Modern Gynecology (889 hits)
As you may know, the speculum was developed via experiments performed on enslaved Black women. Dr. Marion Sims, who conducted many of these experiments, has been called the “father of modern gynecology” and is credited with inventing the speculum. ...
Posted Tuesday, August 9th 2016 at 12:20PM
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Black Women Sue Johnson & Johnson over Ovarian Cancer (771 hits)
As you may know, Black women in the United States have been suing Johnson & Johnson over revelations that the company promoted its baby powder heavily in the Black community. More than 1,000 women are currently suing J & J. Go here to read my bl ...
Posted Thursday, May 19th 2016 at 8:41AM
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Cancer Journal 12: Next Steps (799 hits)
More about my cancer journey. Plus a link to a news story about the fact that Medicaid in Connecticut has been cut. So some cancer patients can no longer access radiotherapy. And this may particularly affect Black and Latina women patients. Go ...
Posted Thursday, May 19th 2016 at 8:37AM
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International Kwanzaa Event Listings (997 hits)
I am listing Kwanzaa events across the United States and in Canada, the UK and South Africa. Plus I have background information on the origins and meaning of Kwanzaa. Check it out. Please share this with your networks. http://kwanzaagif ...
Posted Tuesday, December 22nd 2015 at 6:17AM
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Black Lives Matter - Is There an Age Gap? (1121 hits)
Check out my blog: Black Lives Matter - Is There an Age Gap? http://ancestralenergies.blogspot.co.uk/2015/10/black-lives-matter-is-there-age-gap.html I had the pleasure of speaking with veteran Civil Rights activist Rev. Barbara Reynolds, and L ...
Posted Thursday, October 22nd 2015 at 8:31AM
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Do You Blog about Nonviolence? (1142 hits)
Do you blog about nonviolence?  If so, please submit a blog post to the Blogging Carnival for Nonviolence.  Click here for details I look forward to hearing from you.  Please also share this with your networks.  The Bloggin ...
Posted Thursday, September 3rd 2015 at 4:42AM
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Healing Post-Traumatic Slave Syndrome (1687 hits)
  As it is Black History Month in the U.S., I am posting a link to my recent blog on Healing Post-Traumatic Slave Syndrome.  Click here to download my new ebook, Why We Need to Heal.  If you have been following my blogs for awhile, ...
Posted Tuesday, February 10th 2015 at 5:51AM
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Many African Americans Still Can't Access Healthcare (1074 hits)
Despite the Affordable Care Act, a/k/a Obamacare, one group is particularly likely to be without affordable healthcare.  Many African Americans fall into a "health coverage gap". One more reason Why We Need to Heal.  To read more, see:& ...
Posted Tuesday, February 10th 2015 at 5:38AM
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Black People in the First World War (903 hits)
As we mark the centenary of the start of the First World War, we need to recall the contribution of Black - African, African Caribbean and African American - people to the Allied war effort, and the tremendous sacrifices they made. Perhaps more ...
Posted Wednesday, August 6th 2014 at 7:21AM
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Looking for Guest Bloggers (943 hits)
Are you planning to take part in the INTERnational Week for Nonviolence? Is your faith group, youth group or other organisation planning to hold an event? I am looking for guest bloggers on the subject of nonviolence. The blogs will be publishe ...
Posted Tuesday, July 15th 2014 at 8:26AM
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Alzheimer's and Dementia in UK-Based Black People (994 hits)
Further to my blog on the fact that African Americans are twice as likely to develop Alzheimer's disease, the Alzheimer's Organisation produced a report in July of 2013 detailing the impact of Alzheimer's and dementia on BAME ("Black and minority et ...
Posted Thursday, October 10th 2013 at 6:34AM
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African Americans Twice as Likely to Suffer from Alzheimer's (1166 hits)
Did you know that African Americans are twice as likely as white people to develop Alzheimer's? Alzheimer's and dementia cause a great deal of suffering. However, Alzheimer's and dementia can be reversed and even eliminated. Go here to read ...
Posted Thursday, October 3rd 2013 at 3:35AM
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Orin: Aligning with Star Energies (1125 hits)
Remember, we can focus on all the terrible things happening around us. Or we can focus on the beauty around us and inside of us. It's a choice we all have. Whatever we focus on increases. We have the power to transform the world. Check o ...
Posted Tuesday, July 16th 2013 at 9:26AM
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Train Your Mind to Bring You Wealth (855 hits)
I’ve been using the Money Jars for just over a year, and although I thought I understood them, I’ve only just begun to get the point of them. The Money Jars are a way of training your unconscious mind to bring you more financial wealth. Go her ...
Posted Tuesday, June 4th 2013 at 8:42AM
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Inner Harmony (738 hits)
In order to achieve our full potential, we first need to experience inner harmony. Go here for my short audio: http://ancestralenergies.blogspot.co.uk/2013/05/inner-harmony.html ...
Posted Wednesday, May 29th 2013 at 9:35AM
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How to Nail the Interview and Get the Job (738 hits)
"How to Nail the Interview and Get the Job" is just one of the articles listed at Online Jobsearch Resources. http://www.squidoo.com/Jobsearch_Resources "The interview should not merely be an ask and answer process. As the subject of interest, ...
Posted Tuesday, May 28th 2013 at 7:38AM
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Double Your Income (703 hits)
Did you know you can double your income in 30 days - just by using the power of your mind? Your mind is incredible. Go here for more: http://ancestralenergies.blogspot.co.uk/2013/05/black-success-double-your-income-in-30.html ...
Posted Tuesday, May 28th 2013 at 6:18AM
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Working with Our Energy and Power (1113 hits)
Working with the chakras can be a way to work with our energy and power, to heal the body and to manifest what we want. Check out my blog: http://ancestralenergies.blogspot.co.uk/2013/04/unblock-your-weak-chakras-to-start.html For more a ...
Posted Tuesday, April 23rd 2013 at 1:48PM
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Buy Black: The Empowerment Experiment (754 hits)
I am sure you have heard of the Empowerment Experiment, in which Maggie Anderson decided that she and her family would buy only from Black-owned businesses for a year. Go here to read more. http://ancestralenergies.blogspot.co.uk/2013/04/buy-black ...
Posted Thursday, April 18th 2013 at 6:57AM
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Business Resources, Career Resources, Money Resources (700 hits)
Looking for resources to help you find work, start a new career or boost your finances? Check out my blog: http://ancestralenergies.blogspot.co.uk/2013/03/how-to-get-ahead.html For free advice from Black business experts, see: http://ance ...
Posted Tuesday, April 2nd 2013 at 2:40PM
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Sky-High Rates of Cancer in Martinique (975 hits)
The Caribbean is starting to lead the world in terms of the number of people contracting cancer. Sky-high rates of cancer in Martinique are being caused by the chemicals that are used there. Go here for more information: http://ancestralhea ...
Posted Thursday, March 21st 2013 at 7:26AM
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