Jumping The Broom: An Old Wedding Tradition for A New Life

Getting Married at Voodoo Doughnuts photo by T R. Licensed under CC 2.0

Something Borrowed and... a BroomJune is traditionally a time for weddings.  The new Bride needs something old, something new, something borrowed, and.... a broom. The tradition of “jumping the broom” has been around for hundreds of years. It has become a special blessing that the couple takes as they make their leap into a new life together. In many ways it is a symbol and a legacy that people continue today.Over the years “jumping the broom” has been associated with African-American wed … [Read more...]