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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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Black Country Living Landscape - Countdown 2010
Black Country State of the Sub Region Evidence Report
The Black Country State of the Sub-Region Overview
Observatory, the intelligence unit of Black Country Consortium Ltd.
Accessibility and Social Inclusion Black Country and DATES
Accessibility and Social Inclusion. Black Country and DATES. • Dr Steve Cassidy.
2010 - 2011 Black Country Genealogy and Family History. Page 1. UPDATE EDITION.

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Birmingham and Black Country GCSE results at a glance
by Kat Keogh, Birmingham Mail St Edmund Campion School in Erdington celebrated its best-ever results, with 73 per cent of students achieving 5 AC grades overall and more than 50 per cent achieving five AC grades including with English and Maths.
Black Country kids go hungry in holiday food crisis
Requests to feed hungry youngsters have risen by 28 per cent during the long summer break according to bosses at the Black Country Foodbank charity and calls to help families have also rocketed by 45 per cent compared to 2010.
Black Country Food Bank sees 45% rise in demand says founder
A Black Country charity which provides free food to vulnerable people has seen a 45% increase in demand since last year, organisers say.
Black Country Communion
New Yorker cashing in on traditional Black Country skill
Sabre Gilmartin has travelled more than three-and-a-half thousand miles to perfect a traditional Black Country skill that has made her a popular name in the industry.

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Black Country - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Black Country Communion - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Black Country Communion - OFFICIAL SITE
Official Black Country Communion Site. Find out about their rock album, performances, appearances, videos, and more. Get a free digital download now.
Black Country Saddles
Black Country Communion - FIRST LIVE PERFORMANCE
Mar 18, 2010 I shot this on March 17, 2010 in Riverside, California, at the FIRST LIVE PERFORMANCE of this new band!

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