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Celebrate Juneteenth 2020 With Gardening and Black Owned Brands

Celebrating Juneteenth through gardening is a great way for American Descendants of Slaves (ADOS) to remember and honor their African roots and ancestors.  Gardening (i.e., the cultivation of plants), has played a key role in the survival of ADOS.  First, enslaved Africans came to the United States with root vegetable gardening skills.  Second, slaves were…Read more »

On and Off Line Learning for Children & Youth with Black Owned Brands

When children and youth are out of school it is important to keep them engaged in learning.  Loss of learning typically happens over the summer when children and youth do not retain varying degrees of knowledge from the previous school year.  This may be especially so in 2020 because of COVID 19 disruptions (e.g., switching…Read more »

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