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Just wanted to share with all of you the remarkable blog unfolding over at H-Afro-Am titled "Of the Study of Race and Culture in America." Following up on Langston Hughes' February 1 birthday, today's post is about his childhood in Lawrence, KS.
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As in "jumping over the broom" weddings?
I am interested in critical analysis of plantation weddings.
I have looked on JSTOR and found nothing. I have found online one article about plantation weddings in Louisiana literature, but otherwise nothing.
Are we who we say we are, or who others say we are?
This is a question I began raising at conference events in 2001 - the same question that little children instinctually ask - as there never is any one answer on which all agree.
Sri Aurobindo Ghose and Mother Mirrah Alfassa spoke about the "mind of the cells" . . . topics of "Ancestral Memory" and "Intergenerational Memory" are raised in many fields across the Humanities, Social Sciences and Natural Sciences. . . .