It is the hardest thing to do. It is the thing needed most. This week let us love where it is easy and even where it is hard.
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An African American woman moved home to take care of her dying mother giving up the opportunity to experience a world beyond segregation. Zoraida Hughes Williams finds that some things have changed about her hometown of Fort Worth, Texas while some have stayed the same, like Hell’s Half Acre, an area where saloons, prostitution and gambling runs wild. Like most of the residents, she wants to keep her head down and stay away from trouble, but it comes in the unlikely form of an Anglo Baptist preacher. He messes up everything and almost gets them killed.
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In episode 2, Crown and Country, we chatted about the Netflix series The Crown and an oldie but goodie, In the Heat of the Night. Something old, something new.
Episode 2 Crown and Country
Say It Loud! This week’s shirt celebrates those 1960s and 70s where there was a surge in Black Pride. To do this right, you have to pump your fist in the air and shout.
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Homage pays tribute to African American history of slavery while winking at Harlem Renaissance Artist Aaron Douglass.