196th anniversary. The pandemic disrupted the church’s original plan to celebrate a year prior. Despite the ongoing global pandemic, the church found a small window to safely gather and honor its nearly two-century history in Baltimore.
all about love: bell hooks, 1952-2021 “No black woman writer in this culture can write “too much”. Indeed, no woman writer can write “too much”…No woman has ever written enough.” ― bell hooks, remembered rapture: the writer at work There was something about her braids that made me smile. The youthfulness, the ultimate protective style, and the […]
Memories of Childhood and My Father Hand-in-hand we walked two-and-a-half childhood steps to one Daddy stride my braids bowed pinafore plaid up curb down curb spring water days were fine fun smoothing diamond edge of his anger mean the wide-brimmed gray Stetson snapped over Black Bottom of his white Post Office pain. Growing up under […]
A few weeks ago I received the following comment on Roots of a Hidden Legacy: Not a descendent of the Flowers family, but went to Pinemere camp in Stroudsburg, PA in the 1970’s for 8 years. Vincent Flowers was the head chef at camp, and was the most beloved person at Pinemere. I remember we […]
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My name is Christina and I am a digital humanist and historian.