Author Archives: Lynn Emery

Women’s History Month

March is set aside to give special recognition of the contributions made to the world by women throughout history. Celebrate, read about a list of extraordinary women like Bessie Blount Griffin, Valerie Thomas, Maria Tallchief and more.

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A Christmas Story

The countdown begins. Gifts to buy, holiday events to attend, decorations. Yes, nothing says Christmas in the USA like people getting stressed out! I’m adding my voice to those who say we need to keep the focus on what this … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Day

Thanksgiving Day is a uniquely American holiday because of the tradition of its origin, a group of Pilgrims sitting down with Native Americans to give thanks for surviving a harsh world. The same can be said for all people, because … Continue reading

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Poetry & Black History Together!

Preparation by Effie Waller Smith  “I have no time for those things now,” we say;“But in the future just a little way,No longer by this ceaseless toil oppressed,I shall have leisure then for thought and rest.When I the debts upon … Continue reading

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  “There is no such thing as part freedom.” Nelson Mandela       

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Creating Peace

The holiday season is here! This poem really struck a chord with me, and seems to embody what the holidays are about – finding peace within. We must have inner peace to have peace in the home. To have peace … Continue reading

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