How You Can Help Support the Restoration of Marie Laveau’s Tomb!

Save Our Cemeteries, the Archdiocese of New Orleans and the local preservation company Bayou Preservation LLC have banded together to raise the monumental $10,000 or more that is required to complete the restoration of Voodoo Priestess Marie Laveau’s Tomb. [Read more...]

Mardi Gras: Start It Rite with Voodoo Mojo Juice and More!

Gearing up for Mardi Gras with mind, body, and spirits for the spirits! We can all start to get in the mood and join in the fun with Voodoo Mojo Juice! [Read more...]

Farewell to Stuart Hall “Godfather of Multiculturalism”

…a rainbow of realization went off in my brain. Here was an educated Black man who had been speaking out for decades against racism, colonialism, and oppression…and Stuart Hall even wrote about television sometimes. [Read more...]

Why This Copper-Skinned Woman Hates Black History Month.

Every damn day should be Black History Month. At least this should be the case for the African-Americans out there and all thinking people who seek to better understand the truth. [Read more...]

Santeria Recipe: Oya Flaming Spinach Salad

Everything you put in your mouth, your mind, your body should feed your soul. Many of you took the time over the weekend to celebrate the wondrousness of the Santeria goddess of the wind Oya. Try the following is exciting recipe that includes many of her favorite offerings, and goes on fire! [Read more...]

Oya: Santeria’s Rider on the Storm

The Wind, the Tornado, the Hurricane… all of these are the domain of the great and powerful Santeria goddess Oya. She is change. Oya can very often be change in the form of severe weather. [Read more...]

Lizzie Borden: The Ghost Story Waiting to Be Heard

My great-grandmother lived just down the street from Lizzie Borden, and the information in this post has been waiting to be heard for over 100 years. The crime unfolded this way, on August 4th 1892 the maid of the house, Bridget Sullivan found the first body. In the days that followed Lizzie Borden was indicted for the murder of her father Andrew Borden and his wife Abby. [Read more...]


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