Bayou Culture: Books to Explore Zydeco Music

Bayou Culture: Books to Explore Zydeco Music

As much as I love the Lowcountry, I have always felt like Louisiana was my second home. There is something about the Bayou culture that I adore and one of those aspects is Zydeco Music.…

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Bayou Culture: Books to Explore Zydeco Music
Southern Legend: Septima Clark- Activist, Educator & More

Southern Legend: Septima Clark- Activist, Educator & More

Today we are honoring a true southern legend, Septima Clark. This Charleston, South Carolina was a teacher and a leader of the Civil Rights movement. Today we are highlighting some of our favorite images of…

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Southern Legend: Septima Clark- Activist, Educator & More

Today we are honoring a true southern legend, Septima Clark. This Charleston, South Carolina was a teacher and a leader of the Civil Rights movement. Today we are highlighting some of our favorite images of…

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3 Delicious & Healthy Alternatives Inspired by King Cake

3 Delicious & Healthy Alternatives Inspired by King Cake

It’s that time of year where people are decked out with colorful beads, masks, and all sorts of creative ensembles! That’s right, it’s time for Mardi Gras! This has always been an exciting occasion for…

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3 Delicious & Healthy Alternatives Inspired by King Cake

It’s that time of year where people are decked out with colorful beads, masks, and all sorts of creative ensembles! That’s right, it’s time for Mardi Gras! This has always been an exciting occasion for…

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Nina Simone Images We Truly Adore

Nina Simone Images We Truly Adore

One thing at Black Southern Belle is Nina Simone. This North Carolina bred songstress is at the top of all of our playlists. Her music was both impactful and beautiful, just as much the person…

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Nina Simone Images We Truly Adore

One thing at Black Southern Belle is Nina Simone. This North Carolina bred songstress is at the top of all of our playlists. Her music was both impactful and beautiful, just as much the person…

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Southern Design History: Books on African American Artisans of the Past and Present

Southern Design History: Books on African American Artisans of the Past and Present

Love architecture and design? Today is your today. We are highlighting some true African American design history. From furniture makers to steel sculptors, these artisans have created the backdrop for some of the most prominent…

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Southern Design History: Books on African American Artisans of the Past and Present
Texas Legends: Barbara Jordan Books to Add Your Collection

Texas Legends: Barbara Jordan Books to Add Your Collection

Want to learn more about Texas history? Why not start with the legend, Barbara Jordan. This woman was a political force and the epitome of a Black Southern Belle. Among the history books of Texas…

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Lowcountry History: 15 Historic Gullah Images We Love

Lowcountry History: 15 Historic Gullah Images We Love

Gullah culture of the southeastern coast is a huge part of African African and American history. From Robert Smalls, the Gullah Statesmen, all the way to shrimp and grits, Gullah culture is everywhere. Today we…

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Lowcountry History: 15 Historic Gullah Images We Love

Gullah culture of the southeastern coast is a huge part of African African and American history. From Robert Smalls, the Gullah Statesmen, all the way to shrimp and grits, Gullah culture is everywhere. Today we…

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DST Home Decor Inspiration: Crimson and Cream Design Style

DST Home Decor Inspiration: Crimson and Cream Design Style

Love the warm colors of crimson and cream or just want to represent your sorority? Today we have just the inspiration you need to get DST Home Decor Inspiration, perfect for a lover of Crimson…

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DST Home Decor Inspiration: Crimson and Cream Design Style

Love the warm colors of crimson and cream or just want to represent your sorority? Today we have just the inspiration you need to get DST Home Decor Inspiration, perfect for a lover of Crimson…

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Images of Meridian, MS MLK Parade We Love

Images of Meridian, MS MLK Parade We …

One of the biggest traditions many southern cities do during MLK weekend is an annual parade. A mixture of various parts of the community social groups, activists, community leaders gathers in southern cities and towns…

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Images of Meridian, MS MLK Parade We …

One of the biggest traditions many southern cities do during MLK weekend is an annual parade. A mixture of various parts of the community social groups, activists, community leaders gathers in southern cities and towns…

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Images of the Martin Luther King’s Family We Love

Images of the Martin Luther King’s Family We Love

We love celebrating family at Black Southern Belle. Today we are honoring the legacy of Martin Luther King by showing the love of his family. We have curated Images of the Martin Luther King’s Family…

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Houston African American History Books to Collect

Houston African American History Books to Collect

Everything is bigger in Texas and today we are featuring on its biggest cities, Houston, TX. If you are looking to learn more about the rich African American history in Houston, TX this curated list…

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Houston African American History Books to Collect

Everything is bigger in Texas and today we are featuring on its biggest cities, Houston, TX. If you are looking to learn more about the rich African American history in Houston, TX this curated list…

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Spring ’88: Delta Sigma Theta Reunion

Spring ’88: Delta Sigma Theta Reunion

Today we are featuring a beautiful group of women who share many experiences in life but one of their most important shared experiences was pledging Delta Sigma Theta, Kappa Omicron Chapter in the Spring of…

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Spring ’88: Delta Sigma Theta Reunion
Jacob Lawrence Pieces We Adore

Jacob Lawrence Pieces We Adore

Looking to add a new artist to your home art collection? I would highly suggest Jacob Lawrence be added as soon as possible. Known for his modern art depictions of everyday African American Art, Lawrence…

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Jacob Lawrence Pieces We Adore

Looking to add a new artist to your home art collection? I would highly suggest Jacob Lawrence be added as soon as possible. Known for his modern art depictions of everyday African American Art, Lawrence…

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Classic Style From the Ladies of Zeta Phi Beta

Classic Style From the Ladies of Zeta Phi Beta

Today we are celebrating the stylish ladies of Zeta Phi Beta. This sorority was founded in 1920 and have been showcasing classic style since they started. Check out a few of our favorite styles below…

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Classic Style From the Ladies of Zeta Phi Beta

Today we are celebrating the stylish ladies of Zeta Phi Beta. This sorority was founded in 1920 and have been showcasing classic style since they started. Check out a few of our favorite styles below…

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Pink and Green Rooms We Adore – Alpha Kappa Alpha Decor

Pink and Green Rooms We Adore – Alpha Kappa Alpha Decor

Are you a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha or just love pink and green? Why not add some pink and green decor to your home for a bold spring look. Today we are sharing images…

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Pink and Green Rooms We Adore – Alpha Kappa Alpha Decor

Are you a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha or just love pink and green? Why not add some pink and green decor to your home for a bold spring look. Today we are sharing images…

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Vintage Images of Alpha Kappa Alpha

Vintage Images of Alpha Kappa Alpha

We adore the preppy color combination of Pink and Green. No one wears it better than the ladies of Alpha Kappa Alpha. Today we are highlighting Vintage Images of Alpha Kappa Alpha. Check out these…

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Vintage Images of Delta Sigma Theta We Adore

Vintage Images of Delta Sigma Theta We Adore

We adore vintage style in the South. With January in full swing, we are also celebrating the founding of many Black Greek Letter Organization. Today we are highlighting the stylish ladies of Delta Sigma Theta.…

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Vintage Images of Delta Sigma Theta We Adore
Curated Quarters: The Showcasing of African American Homes

Curated Quarters: The Showcasing of African American Homes

Looking for design inspiration with African American culture in mind? We have the perfect resource for you. Interior Design maven Celeste Alexander will launch Curated Quarters, a resource for the interior design professionals in January…

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Curated Quarters: The Showcasing of African American Homes

Looking for design inspiration with African American culture in mind? We have the perfect resource for you. Interior Design maven Celeste Alexander will launch Curated Quarters, a resource for the interior design professionals in January…

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Inspired By Nature: How to Add Green to Your Home

Inspired By Nature: How to Add Green to Your Home

Love the outdoors but not the bugs? I completely understand. In the South, the landscape is beautiful but the humidity and bugs are not. Why not bring nature into your home. Today we have tips…

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Modern Furniture with a Retro Twist for a Southern Home

Modern Furniture with a Retro Twist for a Southern Home

Modern decor doesn’t mean you don’t have to have some history. A perfect way to add some warm to a modern southern home is by Create a sense of nostalgia using modern furnishings with a…

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Modern Furniture with a Retro Twist for a Southern Home
5 Tips on How to Add Global Flair to a Southern Home from Laura Thurman

5 Tips on How to Add Global Flair …

Looking to add global flair to your southern home? With help from Nashville based interior designer, Laura Thurman of Thurman Design Studio, we have the exact tips to get you started. This Los Angeles Transplant…

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5 Tips on How to Add Global Flair …

Looking to add global flair to your southern home? With help from Nashville based interior designer, Laura Thurman of Thurman Design Studio, we have the exact tips to get you started. This Los Angeles Transplant…

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Design Inspiration with Atlanta, Ga Interior Designer, Faneisha Nibbs

Design Inspiration with Atlanta, Ga Interior Designer, Faneisha Nibbs

Today we are showcasing an Atlanta Native who has a love of classic design mixed with a little glam. Faneisha Nibbs is an Atlanta, GA interior designer and has provided us a sneak peek into…

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Design Inspiration with Atlanta, Ga Interior Designer, Faneisha Nibbs

Today we are showcasing an Atlanta Native who has a love of classic design mixed with a little glam. Faneisha Nibbs is an Atlanta, GA interior designer and has provided us a sneak peek into…

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Books to Explore: African American Quilts

Books to Explore: African American Quilts

Quilting is a long held tradition in the African American community. From slavery until modern times, this tradition is a unique aspect of the African American home and life that should be celebrated. Want to…

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