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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
How Odin Became Santa Claus: Symbolism and Pagan Origins of a Gift-Giving Saint
The story begins in the northern regions of Europe where the supreme god Odin, also known as Wodan among the German tribes, reigned. (He still lives among us in Wednesday, which is Wodan’s day). Odin/Wodan was the god of wisdom, magick and occult knowledge,...
Deities & Heros >> Nordic & Germanic
Religions >> Christianity & Paganism
Select Cross-Cultural and Historical Personifications of Death
This extensive introduction includes some of the more well known, along with some lesser known Death "incarnations", and I use that term loosely, as in many cultures, the Angel of Death can be quite an adept shapeshifter. We have tried to cull...
Mystic Sciences >> Necromantic Studies
Black: Correspondences
Definition: Night, absorb energy, new beginnings Magickal Powers: Absorb negativity, end one situation - birth of the next Element: Earth Direction: North Gender: Female Season: Winter Stage of Life: Elder Candle Magick: Neutrality, discord, Protection and...
Symbology >> Colorology
The Raven: Balancing Man and Nature
"He likes bright abalone shells, silver beads, endless vittles, gossip and warm sleeps over the smoke hole. The Raven-ego is the lover-to-be who wants "a sure thing." The Raven-ego is afraid passion will end. He is afraid and tries to avoid the...
Symbology >> Animals

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Future is bright with 45000 home Black Country garden city on way
Tom Westley, leader member for the enterprise zone on the Black Country Local Enterprise Partnership – the joint council and business sector group set up to boost jobs and investment in the area – added: "Greater Birmingham's MIPIM 2016 delegation will ...
Black Country seeks £6bn rebirth as UK's largest garden city
The Black Country long ago secured its place in the nation's history as one of the catalysts of Britain's industrial revolution.
Four cut free from horror Black Country crash
Two pensioners were among four people who had to be cut free and taken to hospital after a two-car smash in the Black Country this afternoon. crash-lead Haden Cross Fire posted these photos from the crash.
Black Country car valet locked up over imitation pistol
A terrified neighbour called police after spotting a man with a gun in a Black Country street. Banaris Ali was sentenced to two years and nine months at Wolverhampton Crown Court.
'We'll never get over Dunblane': Father of Black Country girl killed in atrocity
Charlotte, aged five, grew up in the Black Country and spent her reception year at Cradley Primary before moving up to Scotland with her family. But just nine months later she was murdered alongside 15 other pupils and one teacher at Dunblane Primary ...

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