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Friday Five: Who are your African American Heroes?

1. Martin Luther King Jr.
2. My enslaved ancestors
3. My father
4. Nat Turner
5. Madame CJ Walker

What about you?


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Friday Five: Your Five Favorite Soul Food dishes

Nothing is more a part of our history than our meals.  Soul Food helped us to survive on scraps, feed us at churches before we marched for civil rights, and helped us build businesses.  I has also taken some lives…gotta watch your health, Negroes.  🙂

We are talking main dishes, side dishes, sauces, gravy, dessert, etc.  He’s my list…even though I’m converting to Veganism.  *sigh and a collective “Negro, Please” ring throughout the readers*  LOL

1. Fried Chicken

2. Collard Greens

3. Pound Cake

4. Mac and Cheese

5. Gibblet Gravy

How about you?


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Friday Five – Most Inspirational Black Songs

Here’s my list.

1. Negro National Anthem

2. Black Butterfly

3. Love’s in Need of a Love Today

4. Keep Your Eyes on the Prize

5. We Shall Overcome

What are your inspirational five? 


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Friday Five: What does Martin Luther King Jr. mean to You?

Today’s Friday Five is of course more than a five point list.  I want to know what Martin Luther King Jr. means to you.  Most of you get a day off at least.  For some, you get voting rights due in part to the efforts of this man.

How will you answer??


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Friday Five: Your 5 Favorite Black Movies

1. Hav Plenty
2. The Wiz
3. Boomerang
4. Love Jones
5. Mo Betta Blues

I love a good movie african american cast, focus, theme..etc.  What are your top 5????


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