Ancestors & Spirituality
The ancestors are believed to have the power to guide, protect, and bless us if they are honored and remembered through ritual and offerings. For this reason, ancestral altars are featured in many Black households.
April 28, 2023
Throughout history, the Black community has defied adversity, turning to marijuana as a powerful healer for various ailments…
April 20, 2023
A recent article by Bilal G. Morris for NewsOne explores the legacy of the "Mother of Civil Rights in California", Mary Ellen Pleasant, and the demonization of her legacy due to racism and a misunderstanding of her religious and spiritual practices.
April 14, 2023
There is often a societal pressure for individuals to conform to gender norms and expectations, especially when it comes to expressions of femininity and masculinity. However, it's important to recognize that both men and women can benefit from embracing both feminine and masculine energies.
March 26, 2023
Legislation reintroduced to Congress by Democrats could provide GI benefits to the descendants of WWII Vets
November 15, 2021
Three of the last living survivors of the Tulsa massacre testified before congress in favor of reparations for the survivors.
November 11, 2021
Vines' work extends beyond creative expression--it is a form of ancestor veneration for a collective ancestor who can now be elevated...
October 12, 2020