Celebrating Black Love for Black History Month

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Today's Black Love History Lesson | Black Love | When friends become Lovers πŸ’•

Today's Black Love History Lesson | Black Love | When friends become Lovers πŸ’•

4 days ago
This image. It makes my heart swell. Angela smiling and Courtney gently kissing her cheek. This picture is just one of many that you'll find of them taking advantage of every moment to celebrate their love. And this is how they've been for 22 years of marriage.
Today's Black Love History Lesson | Black Love| Love πŸ’• and Manifestations

Today's Black Love History Lesson | Black Love| Love πŸ’• and Manifestations

7 days ago

Black Love | Β Love πŸ’• and Manifestation.Β Β Ahh, manifestation. The process of believing something to be real until it becomes so.Β Β In Black Love, manifesting a life partner is longtime practice. When it comes to life partnerships, many women have shared how they manifested their partner first.Β 

Today's Black Love History Lesson | Black Love| Love πŸ’•, Basketball πŸ€, Fame πŸ’« , and Family over everything!

Today's Black Love History Lesson | Black Love| Love πŸ’•, Basketball πŸ€, Fame πŸ’« , and Family over everything!

11 days ago
In today's blog, we are giving a standing ovation to the love of Debbie Allen and Norm Nixon for their love, sweat, and work to thrive for 37 years!
Today's Black Love History Lesson | Love πŸ’• & 2 Wars

Today's Black Love History Lesson | Love πŸ’• & 2 Wars

13 days ago
We celebrate the love of Alma and Colin Powell for having that kind of love that does not boast and yet endures.
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Alma and Colin met during a time of two wars - the one against racism in the South and the one in Vietnam.
Today's Black Love History Lesson | A Heart is a house for Love πŸ’•

Today's Black Love History Lesson | A Heart is a house for Love πŸ’•

13 days ago
In 1952, a group of young men came together at Thornton Township High School in Harvey, IL to form a group called "The Dells". They released their first hit, "Oh, What A Night" in 1956. But this isn't about "The Dells" per say, but it is rather about what inspired their lead singer - Marvin Junior.Β 
Today's Black Love History Lesson | Love & Baseball πŸ’•

Today's Black Love History Lesson | Love & Baseball πŸ’•

13 days ago
We celebrate the love of Jackie and Rachel Robinson for having that supernatural kind of love that breaks through barriers.
I swoon over this love story. Truly.
Today's Black Love History Lesson | Inventions & Love πŸ’•

Today's Black Love History Lesson | Inventions & Love πŸ’•

13 days ago
We celebrate the love of Dr. Shirley Ann Jackson and Morris A. Washington for having the kind of love that allowed them to excel in life and love together.
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Have you ever used a touchtone phone, call waiting, a portable fax or caller ID? Well, Dr. Shirley Ann Jackson paved the way for those things!
Today's Black Love History Lesson | Faith & Love πŸ’•

Today's Black Love History Lesson | Faith & Love πŸ’•

13 days ago
We celebrate the love of Bishop Richard Allen and Missionary Sarah Allen for being the light that shined on the countless slaves, freedmen, and immigrants helped during their lifetime.
Today's Black Love History Lesson | When being evenly yolked sparks a revolution!

Today's Black Love History Lesson | When being evenly yolked sparks a revolution!

13 days ago
In American History, we hail Marcus Garvey as being the leader for the first Black Nationalist movement. But what you may not have known is that his love match with Amy Jacques was an evenly yoked pairing that sparked a revolution.
Today's Black Love History Lesson | A Founder & his Help Mate!

Today's Black Love History Lesson | A Founder & his Help Mate!

13 days ago

In Black Love, a companion is often referred to as a help mate. A help mate in the dictionary is defined as a helpful companion. In Hebrew, the term comes from two words , ezer and k'enegdo - which in many instances translates to mean β€œsavior”.

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Insert our focus - Mrs. Ruth and Colonel Leon Washington.
Today's Black Love History Lesson - "D9" Love

Today's Black Love History Lesson - "D9" Love

13 days ago
Ahh, D9 Love! The nine historically Black Greek-lettered sororities and fraternities in the National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) are affectionately referred to as the "Divine Nine (D9)". And when two members of these organization marry, we call that "D9" Love.
Today's Black History Love Lesson - The first recorded kiss by a Black Couple!

Today's Black History Love Lesson - The first recorded kiss by a Black Couple!

13 days ago
This clip was recorded in an 1896 film called "The Kiss" by Thomas Edison. Yes, The Thomas Edison! This clip captures the first ever recorded kiss by a Black couple.
Today's Black History Love Lesson - Jumping The Broom!

Today's Black History Love Lesson - Jumping The Broom!

13 days ago
If you watched Season 11 of "Married at First Sight" with Woody and Amani, you fell in love with their love story just like the rest of us. But it was the way they jumped the broom that had me giving a standing ovation in my pj's. Yes, yes, and more yes to bringing Black history and culture into their wedding - and subsequently into our homes and hearts.