How to Celebrate and Support Heritage Food Events

How to Celebrate and Support Heritage Food Events On October 19, one of the most important Gullah-Geechee food events will take place in the Gullah-Geechee Heritage …
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Southern Art Heritage: Southern Artists Opportunities in New Orleans, LA

Looking for opportunities to fund your art in New Orleans? We have the list for you. Check out this list of southern artists opportunities in …
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Southern Home & Herb Remedies for Colds, Flu & Allergies from Black Herbalists

There was a time when few of our southern elders went to the doctor or emergency room, instead they relied upon generations-old remedies found in …
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Heritage Travel: Penn Center Charlotte Forten Day

Come have fun and interact with important figures in Penn Center’s history such as Charlotte Forten, Laura Towne, Ellen Murray, Harriet Tubman, Susie King …
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How to Celebrate and Support Heritage Food Events

How to Celebrate and Support Heritage Food Events

How to Celebrate and Support Heritage Food Events On October 19, one of the most important Gullah-Geechee food events will take place in the Gullah-Geechee Heritage Corridor. The 4th Annual Gullah-Geechee Food Festival, a free…

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How to Celebrate and Support Heritage Food Events

How to Celebrate and Support Heritage Food Events On October 19, one of the most important Gullah-Geechee food events will take place in the Gullah-Geechee Heritage Corridor. The 4th Annual Gullah-Geechee Food Festival, a free…

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Southern Art Heritage: Southern Artists Opportunities in New Orleans, LA

Southern Art Heritage: Southern Artists Opportunities in New Orleans, LA

Looking for opportunities to fund your art in New Orleans? We have the list for you. Check out this list of southern artists opportunities in New Orleans, LA. Southern Artists Opportunities in New Orleans, LA…

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Southern Home & Herb Remedies for Colds, Flu & Allergies from Black Herbalists

Southern Home & Herb Remedies for Colds, Flu & Allergies from Black Herbalists

There was a time when few of our southern elders went to the doctor or emergency room, instead they relied upon generations-old remedies found in the woods or in their gardens.  As cold and flu…

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Southern Home & Herb Remedies for Colds, Flu & Allergies from Black Herbalists

There was a time when few of our southern elders went to the doctor or emergency room, instead they relied upon generations-old remedies found in the woods or in their gardens.  As cold and flu…

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Heritage Travel: Penn Center Charlotte Forten Day

Heritage Travel: Penn Center Charlotte Forten Day

Come have fun and interact with important figures in Penn Center’s history such as Charlotte Forten, Laura Towne, Ellen Murray, Harriet Tubman, Susie King Taylor and more! Games, prizes, music….and candy! Children, families and all…

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Heritage Travel: Penn Center Charlotte Forten Day

Come have fun and interact with important figures in Penn Center’s history such as Charlotte Forten, Laura Towne, Ellen Murray, Harriet Tubman, Susie King Taylor and more! Games, prizes, music….and candy! Children, families and all…

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Gullah Community & Oyster Industry in North Carolina’s Brunswick Islands

Gullah Community & Oyster Industry in North Carolina’s Brunswick Islands

Gullah Community & Oyster Industry in North Carolina’s Brunswick Islands Navassa and Eagle Island in North Carolina are currently home to a hidden heritage that has impacted the region for centuries. The Gullah community has…

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Lowcountry Food Heritage: Celebrating Rice Culture and the Gullah-Geechee People

Lowcountry Food Heritage: Celebrating Rice Culture and the Gullah-Geechee People

Peas, peas.    Peas and the rice done done, uh-huh.    Peas, peas.    Peas and the rice done done, uh-huh. The late historian and folklorist Cornelia Bailey would tell the story of how Gullah-Geechee women, deprived of…

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Lowcountry Food Heritage: Celebrating Rice Culture and the Gullah-Geechee People
HBCU Party Time: HBCU Tailgating Traditions with Lowcountry Biscuit Bar Inspiration

HBCU Party Time: HBCU Tailgating Traditions with Lowcountry Biscuit Bar Inspiration

HBCU Party Time: HBCU Tailgating Traditions with Lowcountry Biscuit Bar Inspiration HBCU Football season is here and that means it is time for us to start HBCU Tailgating season. I absolutely love this time of…

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HBCU Party Time: HBCU Tailgating Traditions with Lowcountry Biscuit Bar Inspiration

HBCU Party Time: HBCU Tailgating Traditions with Lowcountry Biscuit Bar Inspiration HBCU Football season is here and that means it is time for us to start HBCU Tailgating season. I absolutely love this time of…

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Black Heritage Books: The History of Black Salons and Barbershops

Black Heritage Books: The History of Black Salons and Barbershops

There are so many fond memories of visiting who owned hair salons and barbershops. From the smell of hair products to the jokes of the men in my family, there is something special about experiencing…

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Black Heritage Books: The History of Black Salons and Barbershops
HBCU Tailgate Culture and Food: Eating at “Home”

HBCU Tailgate Culture and Food: Eating at “Home”

HBCU tailgate parties are legendary for alums attending Saturday football games at their alma maters. What makes them legendary? The people. Tailgate parties at regular season football games, classic events, and homecoming are mini-reunions hosted…

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HBCU Tailgate Culture and Food: Eating at “Home”
Black Heritage Travels: Welcome Fall by Attending a Fall Harvest or Heritage Festival

Black Heritage Travels: Welcome Fall by Attending a Fall Harvest or Heritage Festival

Autumn is one of the most colorful times of the year. Fall in the South is a celebration of harvesting season, food, and music. And lots of tradition.  You can welcome fall by attending one…

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Black Heritage Travels: Welcome Fall by Attending a Fall Harvest or Heritage Festival

Autumn is one of the most colorful times of the year. Fall in the South is a celebration of harvesting season, food, and music. And lots of tradition.  You can welcome fall by attending one…

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HBCUs and Black Farmers Forge a Revitalized Relationship

HBCUs and Black Farmers Forge a Revitalized Relationship

The first historically black institution of higher learning began with the last wishes and money of a man born on a plantation in the West Indies, Richard Humphreys, a Quaker philanthropist who willed $10,000 to…

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HBCUs and Black Farmers Forge a Revitalized Relationship
Fall in Middle Tennessee: Copper Skies, Whiskey, History & Good Food

Fall in Middle Tennessee: Copper Skies, Whiskey, History & Good Food

Middle Tennessee could provide the perfect recipe for romance that includes whiskey, great food, carriage rides and copper skies.  The region’s vegetation is beautiful year-round but fall arrives with a colorful treat to the eye due…

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Fall in Middle Tennessee: Copper Skies, Whiskey, History & Good Food

Middle Tennessee could provide the perfect recipe for romance that includes whiskey, great food, carriage rides and copper skies.  The region’s vegetation is beautiful year-round but fall arrives with a colorful treat to the eye due…

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Black Texas Heritage: 3 Books to Explore Black History in Texas

Black Texas Heritage: 3 Books to Explore Black History in Texas

Everything is bigger in Texas and that goes for history as well. There is such a rich heritage of African American culture in the Lone Star State and today we have curated 3 Books to…

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Black Texas Heritage: 3 Books to Explore Black History in Texas

Everything is bigger in Texas and that goes for history as well. There is such a rich heritage of African American culture in the Lone Star State and today we have curated 3 Books to…

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3 Southern Black Art Books to Explore

3 Southern Black Art Books to Explore

I adore collecting books and art and combining those two loves make me even happier. If you love southern black art, here are 3 3 Southern Black Art Books to Explore and add to your…

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3 Southern Black Art Books to Explore
Tips To Consider When Remodeling a Kitchen from New Orleans Designer, April Vogt

Tips To Consider When Remodeling a Kitchen from New Orleans Designer, April Vogt

The kitchen is the heart of the home in the South and especially in a food city such as New Orleans. Today, we have tips from New Orleans based interior designer, April Vogt, on what…

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Tips To Consider When Remodeling a Kitchen from New Orleans Designer, April Vogt
Southern Preservation: National Park Service Announces $12.2 Million in Grants to Preserve African American Civil Rights History

Southern Preservation: National Park Service Announces $12.2 Million in Grants to Preserve African American Civil Rights History

Looking for a place to support or visit this year? The National Park Service announced $12.2 Million in Grants to Preserve African American Civil Rights History with 8 southern states receiving grants. These areas are…

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Southern Preservation: National Park Service Announces $12.2 Million in Grants to Preserve African American Civil Rights History

Looking for a place to support or visit this year? The National Park Service announced $12.2 Million in Grants to Preserve African American Civil Rights History with 8 southern states receiving grants. These areas are…

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Winston-Salem Based Photographer /Visual Artist and What Inspires Him

Winston-Salem Based Photographer /Visual Artist and What Inspires Him

Today we are featuring Winston-Salem Based Photographer /Visual Artist, Owens Daniels. Inspired by his family to get his start in visual arts, Daniels states how he was introduced to visual art: “It was in the…

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Winston-Salem Based Photographer /Visual Artist and What Inspires Him

Today we are featuring Winston-Salem Based Photographer /Visual Artist, Owens Daniels. Inspired by his family to get his start in visual arts, Daniels states how he was introduced to visual art: “It was in the…

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Opening of  2019 Louisiana Contemporary Exhibition at the  Ogden Museum of Southern Art

Opening of 2019 Louisiana Contemporary Exhibition at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art

NEW ORLEANS — Juror and guest curator, David Breslin, the DeMartini Family Curator and Director of the Collection at the Whitney Museum of American Art, has selected 44 works by 23 Louisiana artists for the…

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Opening of 2019 Louisiana Contemporary Exhibition at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art

NEW ORLEANS — Juror and guest curator, David Breslin, the DeMartini Family Curator and Director of the Collection at the Whitney Museum of American Art, has selected 44 works by 23 Louisiana artists for the…

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Celebrating Bourbon Heritage Month Through Black Heritage: A Few People to Know and Places to Go in Kentucky

Celebrating Bourbon Heritage Month Through Black Heritage: A Few People to Know and Places to Go in Kentucky

National Bourbon Heritage Month is a big deal in Kentucky and everywhere southerners and bourbon lovers celebrate bourbon also known as “America’s Native Spirit.” Bourbon is the only spirit to have been recognized by the…

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Celebrating Bourbon Heritage Month Through Black Heritage: A Few People to Know and Places to Go in Kentucky

National Bourbon Heritage Month is a big deal in Kentucky and everywhere southerners and bourbon lovers celebrate bourbon also known as “America’s Native Spirit.” Bourbon is the only spirit to have been recognized by the…

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Walterboro, SC Heritage Travel: Gullah Art, AME Churches & More

Walterboro, SC Heritage Travel: Gullah Art, AME Churches & More

As a proud resident of Walterboro, SC, I love getting a chance to brag about my town, the Front Porch of the Lowcountry. From the historic southern farmhouses to the antique shops (where I may…

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Walterboro, SC Heritage Travel: Gullah Art, AME Churches & More

As a proud resident of Walterboro, SC, I love getting a chance to brag about my town, the Front Porch of the Lowcountry. From the historic southern farmhouses to the antique shops (where I may…

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Tips For Renovating as a First Time Homebuyer from a Memphis Expert

Tips For Renovating as a First Time Homebuyer from a Memphis Expert

Looking to buy your first home that is a fixer-upper? Not sure where to start? We completely understand, as someone who bought two homes before the age of 30, the home buying process can daunting,…

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Tips For Renovating as a First Time Homebuyer from a Memphis Expert
River Road African American Museum Celebrates 25 Year Gala

River Road African American Museum Celebrates 25 Year Gala

25 Year GalaCelebrating Madame C.J. Walker and Emmitt Douglas,Louisiana’s pioneers in the hair care industry.Sunday, October 66:00 pmThe Water Campus1110 S. River RoadBaton Rouge, LA Tickets On Sale Now!! Tickets $75 per personThe RRAAM is…

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River Road African American Museum Celebrates 25 Year Gala

25 Year GalaCelebrating Madame C.J. Walker and Emmitt Douglas,Louisiana’s pioneers in the hair care industry.Sunday, October 66:00 pmThe Water Campus1110 S. River RoadBaton Rouge, LA Tickets On Sale Now!! Tickets $75 per personThe RRAAM is…

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The Preservery in Birmingham Debuts in Historic Neighborhood

The Preservery in Birmingham Debuts in Historic Neighborhood

Chef Andrea Foster has been plugging away for a long time in developing her concept restaurant, The Preservery, which opened this summer as a brick and mortar in Birmingham’s historic Five Points South district. The…

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The Preservery in Birmingham Debuts in Historic Neighborhood

Chef Andrea Foster has been plugging away for a long time in developing her concept restaurant, The Preservery, which opened this summer as a brick and mortar in Birmingham’s historic Five Points South district. The…

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10 Chefs with Southern Roots Share How Their Lives Have Been Inspired by Kin

10 Chefs with Southern Roots Share How Their Lives Have Been Inspired by Kin

Every summer, Chef Shelley traveled west of Richmond to Amelia County, VA to spend time with her great aunt Estelle Betty, her grandmother’s favorite sister. “I was the only one who called her by her…

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10 Chefs with Southern Roots Share How Their Lives Have Been Inspired by Kin

Every summer, Chef Shelley traveled west of Richmond to Amelia County, VA to spend time with her great aunt Estelle Betty, her grandmother’s favorite sister. “I was the only one who called her by her…

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