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Holiday Heritage

The holidays are fast approaching… It’s the perfect time of the year to celebrate and share our heritage while coming together with friends and family. While gathering together may look a little different this year, there are still so many memories to look back on and moments to look forward to. We will celebrate the holiday traditions from Thanksgiving to the New Year in our new Holiday Heritage Series.

  • Ways to Celebrate Civil Rights Activists Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
    Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.  – Martin Luther King Jr. From April 1963 “Letter from a Birmingham Jail”   Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., born on January 15th in Atlanta, GA, is one of the most popular and well-known black historical figures in the world. Known for his advocacy for our community…
  • Atlanta-Based Graphic Designer Creates Kwanzaa Backgrounds For Social Media
    Several holidays are celebrated across social media through a variety of ways. Some are able to share images or change their backgrounds or profile pictures to get in the Holiday spirit. However, finding those customizable images to display your passion for the Holiday season is very rare. So one Southern Belle and creator of art…
  • Lowcountry Kwanzaa Art Display on St. Helena Island
    Annual celebrations like Kwanzaa are ways in which like-minded African Americans can come together to celebrate unity, creativity, faith and gift giving. With this annual observance being such a festive and supportive holiday for our community, it is ideal to see Kwanzaa tributes or community displays in a variety of African-American popular towns or cities…
  • Black Holiday NYE Traditions: The History Watch Night and How to Celebrate Virtually
    Never once would I have imagined not being able to physically attend Watch Night services in the presence of my own church family or with plenty of family and friends. With Covid-19 constantly changing the way in which we interact with one another Watch Night Services has become a concern of ours and the way…
  • Holiday Heritage: How to Celebrate Kwanzaa with Southern Inspiration
    As soon as the traditional holiday of Christmas is over, another holiday takes over for the month of December. Created with the hopes to attach the values and culture of Africa and a time where African Americans can prepare themselves for the year to come is the holiday Kwanzaa. This seven day cultural holiday allows…
  • Heritage Inspiration: Holiday Cakes and Holiday Decor
    Imagine the sweet and savory aroma of fresh baked goodies as you walk into a home that has every room filled with holiday decor. Garland filled tablescapes and festive cakes sounds like the best of both worlds right? Well these two Southern favorites, home decor and holiday cakes, are only two of many items we…
  • Southern Charm Holiday Style
    Melanie Bias CEO and Senior Designer of Southern Charm Staging offers home staging and room makeover services.  Residing in Charleston, South Carolina, Melanie offers up classic spaces, serene rooms, and ideal makeover for clients, but when she is designing for herself she creates holiday magic.  For the holidays, Melanie incorporated vibrant shades of red, green…
  • Great Migration, Southern Heritage, and a Harlem- Inspired Gift Guide
    A plethora of gifts, rich heritage, and deep Southern tradition is what the Holidays are all about. More than ever, this year, has become another holiday season where we as Black Southern Belles and Black Southern Beaus should put our hard earned funds back into our community to purchase unique gifts for those we love.…
  • FAMU Alum Tells Her African-American Holiday Traditions in Florida’s Gulf Coast
    Growing up in Florida’s beautiful Gulf Coast was extraordinary. The holiday season was the most wonderful time of the year in our beloved city.  From holiday traditions and rituals, to the great food and drinks, to my beloved family and friends, I have beautiful memories living in the Gulf Coast. My Mom and Grandmother loved…
  • Holiday Heritage: Easy Desserts to Add to Your Holiday Menus
    The end of the year is the most festive and flavorful time of the year. From November to December is where Black Southern Belles put on their chef hat and whip up an array of desserts.  Whether it’s classic cakes and pies or seasonal favorites such as apple fritters and sweet potato dishes, the holidays…
  • Holiday Heritage: Black Santa’s to Add to Your collection
    Do you remember growing up and hearing stories about Santa dropping off gifts for Christmas? Or do you recall trying to stay up to catch Santa drop in at your home? If you remember any of these, then you understand exactly how important Santa is to our Christmas holiday and if you are a Black…
  • HBCU Heritage: Holiday Gifts for the HBCU Alum In Your Life
    Simple items like t-shirts, bookbags, and key chains are common items you can purchase from any HBCU and are the go-to items when starting to buy holiday gifts. However, being able to personalize, customize, and have limited HBCU items that are tailored just for your daughter or son, friend, or family member is what the…

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