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AfrocentriqueOR?

I don’t live in Arizona anymore… I’ll have to see if WordPress will let me change the name of the URL to AfrocentriqueWorld since I will be traveling for a few years starting next spring or summer. For now I live in Astoria, Oregon on the Columbia River. Literally ON the Columbia River since I live on a boat in a man made mooring basin! Check out the website for my trip for updates about the boat…

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Black History 365: Frederick Douglass

Black History 365: Frederick Douglass

Since there are so many facets of the history that people of African descent have made in this country, I’ve decided to continue my “Black History 365″ series from my poetry blog here on my AfrocentriqueAZ blog. I’ll be posting a new “First Black” every Wednesday. This week is Frederick Douglass 

Frederick Douglass, First African-American nominee for Vice President of the United States by the Equal Rights Party

Frederick Douglass

1872: First African-American nominee for Vice President of the United States:…

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#FAF = Follower Appreciation Friday

#FAF = Follower Appreciation Friday

I am trying to be better about my weekly appreciation of those who found my site worth following. Shouts out to ALL of you!

Below are the newest additions to the WordPress family for this blog. Thanks so much for your support!

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http://baldbrainsboldbeauty.wordpress.com Follow SouthernGal
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Black History 365: Pinckney Benton Stewart Pinchback

Black History 365: Pinckney Benton Stewart Pinchback

Since there are so many facets of the history that people of African descent have made in this country, I’ve decided to continue my “Black History 365″ series from my poetry blog here on my AfrocentriqueAZ blog. I’ll be posting a new “First Black” every Wednesday. This week is Pinckney Benton Stewart Pinchback

1872: First African-American governor (non-elected): P. B. S. Pinchback (24th Governor of Louisiana)

1872: First African-American governor (non-elected): P. B. S. Pinchback (24th Governor…

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Black History 365, (a slight break from the norm) - Maria Victor

Black History 365, (a slight break from the norm) – Maria Victor

For those of you who missed it, I am going to sail around the world with my friend (http://emunaendeavor.org/). I was trying to find information on Black women who have sailed around the world. The internet (that I count on to know everything) has failed me regarding this subject. There is only one short blurb in Wikipedia with no corresponding article or references listed:

Maria Victor;…

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Black History 365: Hiram Rhodes Revels and Joseph Rainey

Black History 365: Hiram Rhodes Revels and Joseph Rainey

Since there are so many facets of the history that people of African descent have made in this country, I’ve decided to continue my “Black History 365″ series from my poetry blog here on my AfrocentriqueAZ blog. I’ll be posting a new “First Black” every Wednesday. This week is a political two for one: Hiram Rhodes Revels and Joseph Rainey.  

First African American elected to either chamber of the U.S. Congress: Senator Hiram Rhodes Revels (R-Miss.).

First African American elected to either chamber of…

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