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Black History 365: Why Wait to Celebrate Us

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Our heritage is not a birthday, it’s a blueprint of our history.  It is the foundation in which we established our present and flourish in the future. 

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. didn’t march to only be remembered on January 15. He marched for the liberty, justice and equality.

Barack Obama candidly defeated the odds with a presidential democracy. 

Colin Kaepernick took a knee for his beliefs, sparking a conscious and black awareness nationally.

Beverly Lorain Greene was the first black woman to build and frontier an architectural legacy. 

We are not visible only one month of the year, as a people with a rich and complex history, we should be celebrated infinitely.

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Christy Angelette is part of the Generation X generation. She is a mother of three amazing sons and is a southern Queen born and raised in Jackson, Mississippi. Currently she is living and healing in the same place. She has had a love for reading since the age of six. As a teen, she began writing poems as an expression of feelings that followed abuse, depression and love. She is living with a diagnosis of bipolar and PTSD and is a survivor of childhood abuse, trauma and spousal abuse. She has worked as a LPN nurse for 12 years. She is also a lover of Christ and believes that “unbalanced” is the First of a trilogy. She is working on a novel that will highlight mental illness and abuse in multiple forms, as well as civil rights being broken on a mental health level. She is living proof that you can overcome and live a mentally “BALANCED” life. She triumphs through her Faith and her fight for life.

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