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All One People
Standing in their Circle, a group of people reverently turn to face and address the four directions. They call to their Great Mother and Great Father, giving thanks for their many gifts. The Circle is blessed with sweet smoke from sacred herbs and becomes a...
Religions >> Paganism & Wicca
Religions >> Native American, Shamanism
Lughnasadh, The First Harvest Festival of The Year
Holidays >> Lammas
Black Gospel Music
Black Gospel music is also known as Urban Contemporary Gospel music. Its roots were the Negro spiritual songs that were sang by the African slaves while tilling the rich cotton fields of their white Southern masters in the early 18th century.
>> Poetry & Fable
Magick >> Rituals
Celtic Gods and Heros: Introduction to Celtic Mythology
Youngsters of school age almost effortlessly learn about the gods and heroes of Greek and Roman mythology. Names like Zeus, Hercules, Diana, Ulysses, Mercury, Venus, and others become widely familiar. Paintings, popular movies, and books trace their stories...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
Festival Cycles, Christian Feasts and the Sabbats
A Miscellany of Festivals : Christian Equivalents for the "Sabbats" There's a number of reasons why the "Wiccan" wheel of the year and the Christian Calendar don't match. The most important is all too often overlooked. The Christian...
Religions >> Christianity & Paganism

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African American/ Native American Bibliography
"The black white man" : race relations in the American West /. Author(s): Descriptor: African American soldiers -- New Mexico -- History -- 19th century.
African and Afro-American traditions in the world of music should come together at a symposium such place in this area between Africans and Afro-Americans.
African-Americans and American Foreign Policy
Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society, Inc.
Afro-Americans--History--North Carolina
ABC Board see Craven County (N.C.)—Politics and government.

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Scientists Discovered the Gene behind Asthma Risks in Afro Americans
In what would surely be the latest medical development to combat this weird disease, scientists have discovered a genetic mutation singular to Afro Americans that could potentially help explicate why blacks are extra susceptible to asthma.
Afro-Americans say Obama must fix the economy
US President Barack Obama waves to the crowd as he walks out of Bunch of Grapes bookstore in Vineyard Haven, Massachusetts, August 19, 2011.
Kidney Failure Affects Afro-Americans More Than Whites
by VR Sreeraman on August 27, 2011 at 3:37 PM Afro-Americans are four times more at risk of developing kidney failure than whites.
Allen West: US congressman with his heart in the East
I'd like to see more Afro- Americans come to Israel, because this is part of who we are. This is our holy land, just as it is your traditional homeland.
Letter: Common senses needed to create good government
After the US Civil War, with the institution of slavery via enactment of “Jim Crow” laws throughout the south, Afro-Americans were effectively reinslaved.

Suggested Web Resources

African American - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
For the population of recent African origins, see African immigration to the United States.
Afro-Americans - definition of Afro-Americans by the Free Online
Af·ro-A·mer·i·can ( f r - -m r -k n). n. A Black American of African ancestry; an African American.
The Afro-American Newspapers | Your Community. Your History
Weekly publication for African-Americans in the Baltimore/Washington metropolitan area.
Afro-American History - African American Web Connection
African American History - record of a race of indomitable people surviving the diaspora.
The Afro-American
The Afro-American has crusaded for racial equality and economic advancement for Black Americans for more than a century.

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