facilitated by Tiff Beatty the offering was an invitation to activate the sacred wall. speaking the names of black women who have shaped lives into open brown bags.
the sound of avery ripping fabric could be heard throughout the services. blessing frayed handkeriefs. with reflections and his magic. Folks were invited to the altar for a healing handkerchief.
Post service life has been littered with folks sharing how the service has impacted them. Hey Love. If you came to a service does your program/handkerchief have a special home? Share below. please
January 14, 1875 - June 18, 1952
a brown paper doll full of vim. a smile masking a brewing disdain. curves spiling over ideals. sweat. a fist full of bags.
We uplift Jackie Ormes. The first woman and black woman with a nationally syndicated cartoon in America. The creator of such comics as Patty n Jo’, Dixie in Harlem, & Torchy in Heartbeats. We uplift Jackie Ormes. Who settled in Chicago’s Bronzeville in 1942 and spent her career creating comics that spoke to women’s rights, environmentalism in the black community, worker’s rights and other topics that few dared to address. We uplift Jackie Ormes. The creator of the first black doll to be designed after a comic character. We uplift Jackie Ormes who was an active contributor in her community. Serving as a board member for the Dusable Musuem and South Side Community Arts Center. We uplift Jackie Ormes.