Zora Neale Hurston … What You Probably Don’t Know

She was born the child of two former slaves in 1891, and despite many trials and tribulations she showed us all you can’t keep a good woman down. Zora is known for her books, her poems, her quotes, but there is a lot people don’t know. [Read more...]

For The Love of Babalon- Unveiled

I welcome the chance to tell a love story, and this one is mine. I was born when he kissed me, to paraphrase a cinematic quote. Yet, part of me knew he was always there. [Read more...]

Who Owns the Dead?

People are calling for all kinds of action in the matter of Marie Laveau from calls to petitions to protests. Time will tell how best to proceed. After discussing the matter with one friend we quickly came to the conclusion that while the current situation was indeed difficult, these religions of Voodoo, Vodou, and Lucumi (Santeria,) have always been made to take a backseat to more mainstream practices. [Read more...]

Marie Laveau Limited? How Is This Going To Work?

Most agree that the final resting place of the Voodoo Queen is St. Louis Cemetery Number One. Now the Archdiocese of New Orleans is restricting access to St. Louis Cemetery Number One in an effort to stop further vandalism of the graves there. So How is this going to work? [Read more...]

Review: Planets for Pagans

Most Pagans have a working or better knowledge of astrology and sacred sites. This book Planets for Pagans, by Rena Shesso, attempts to expand this knowledge and make useful connections and insights. [Read more...]

Azealia Banks – Outrageous Racist or Magickal Vigilante ?

Immediately people began to respond on twitter with calls to the ancient magicks and the ancestors. People called Azealia a racist, and some Wiccans even chimed in with the three fold law. If there were any Pagans out there that thought they didn’t have “a nickel in this quarter,” they must admit they do now. [Read more...]

Pondering the Problem with Saint Martin Luther King Jr.

History is written by the winners, and anyone paying attention today can see that the Civil Rights struggle was not won after the 1963 March on Washington — we are still in the midst of this struggle today. What gets remembered will always continue to be spotty. I certainly never learned in grade school that this legend was possibly a Republican! [Read more...]


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