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Sunday, March 23, 2008

Easter and The Old Black Church.

Growing up in The Old Black Church by way of Frist Missionary Baptist. Some of my fondest memories of Easter Sunday was about the clothes. It didn't matter how poor you were on Easter morning you had new clothes. I remember my sisters and I getting the same dress only in different colors.

I once dress my son in that sailor look you know with the short pants and white shoes he was too little to say anything about it. Now I look back at it and go what was you thinking. I would dress my daughter in Yellow mostly because it was something about that color and put the can can slip underneath to make it stand out. In The Old Black Church the parade of new outfits on Easter Sunday included rows and rows of beautiful black women in fancily hats.


In The Old Black Church Easter was as much a fashion show as anything else. We knew that Easter signify the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. I love the memories of The Old Black Church and would not exchange them for all the tea in China. This is why I understand why Obama did not leave his church ,It's something about that experience that you have to be black to understand.