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Black Mail Blog Hits 200k Views!!

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We are excited to announce that the Black Mail Blog has reached 200,000+ views! The 200k+ views is just for the blog alone! We know our views are even greater if we were to count hits to our various social media platforms.

Black Mail first launched as a blog in July 2015. In July 2022 we will celebrate 7 years of bringing you BLACK HISTORY: SPECIAL DELIVERY!! Thank you to everyone who has supported the blog or follows us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Tumblr, and Pinterest.

In February 2022 we also launched the Black Mail Podcast! We currently have 29 episodes loaded and will continue to add more. Make sure you subscribe to the podcast and share it with your networks! You can click here to subscribe to the podcast.

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Another installment of melanated mail has been delivered. Ponder, reflect, and pass it on!

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The Black Mail Blog has been bringing you Black History: Special Delivery for 6+ years! We are happy to announce that we are expanding!! Black Mail content is now available via podcast!! Now you have the option to “listen on the go” or “log in” to access black history facts, news, quotes, inspiration, and more!

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Black History: Special Delivery!!

Inequities and disparities are toxins planted with intention and inattention into the souls, soil, and systems within our communities. Our ‘strategies of choice’ in addressing inequities and disparities too often prioritize the comfort of the oppressor over and above the liberation of the oppressed.

Enid Gaddis, ©2021 All Rights Reserved

Lemington Elder Care Services: 120+ Years Of Service To The African American Community

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Lemington Elder Care Services (LECS) was founded on July 4, 1883, in Pittsburgh, PA.  It was one of the first Homes For The Aged that cared for black women in America.  It was also the oldest continuously operated nursing homes in the United States. 

In 1877, Mary Peck Bond discovered that her friend “Aunt Peggy” was living in a damp basement.  Aunt Peggy was 100 years old and was also formerly enslaved.  With the help of friends, Bond and her friends were able to find an apartment for Aunt Peggy.  Thus, Lemington was born.  Bond and her friends raised money for years until they were able to purchase a home to care for elderly.  4 residents were admitted on the first day (including Aunt Peggy). In 1983, a new 33 bed home was built on Lemington Avenue and the home was renamed Lemington Home For The Aged. 

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Bernice King – Speaking Truth

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The 2021 King Holiday has Bernice King, daughter of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., sharing some POWERFUL tweets today! Y’all better stop taking her daddy’s quotes and legacy out of context! Check out the tweets below.

Please don’t act like everyone loved by father. He was assassinated. 1967 poll reflected that He was one of the most hated men in America. Most hated. Many who quote him now and evoke him to deter justice today would likely hate, and may already hate, authentic King.” -Bernice King

Source: https://twitter.com/BerniceKing

Help Us Reach Our Goal

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Help us reach our goal! Just 2,500 more website views are needed to reach our February goal. Head to the website and check out some Black History, facts, quotes, and news!! WITH YOUR HELP WE CAN DO IT.

Honoring King’s Life, But Working Against His Agenda??

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“You can’t honor Dr. King’s life and then work against his agenda.” – Rev. Dr. William Barber

Reflecting On What It Means To Be Woke?

Black History: Special Delivery!!

“Some folks are confusing being ANGRY with being “woke”. The most woke voices in the room are not always the loudest.”

-Blackmail4u.com

Apologies ALONE Are Not Enough….

Black History: Special Delivery!!

BLACK MAIL QUOTE:

“Apologies ALONE cannot undo the historical trauma, environmental
destruction, economic exploitation, and social deprivation exacted upon communities of color.
How can we get over “IT” when we are still oppressed by “IT”?” -Enid Gaddis

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