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Yemaja Jubilee, Author at The Charlotte Gazette

Guest columns

OPINION — Memories of going around the Maypole

In the Black community where I grew up, in the small rural town called Saxe in Charlotte County, there were tobacco farmers, pulpwood and sawmill ... Read more

by Yemaja Jubilee, Thursday, May 6, 2021 10:12 am

Columns

COLUMN — A trio of light bearers in Charlotte County

“This little Light of mine, I’m gonna let it shine” was one of the many songs historically sung during the civil rights movement. With its ... Read more

by Yemaja Jubilee, Thursday, April 8, 2021 12:01 pm

Guest columns

COLUMN — We got tired

We got tired of living under the “Black codes,”  that were put in place after the Emancipation Proclamation in 1863. “Black codes” were restrictive laws ... Read more

by Yemaja Jubilee, Thursday, January 28, 2021 12:18 pm

Guest columns

COLUMN — Growing up Black in Charlotte County

“Ordinary people with extraordinary vision can redeem the soul of America by getting into what I call good trouble, necessary trouble.” This was written by ... Read more

by Yemaja Jubilee, Thursday, September 17, 2020 11:44 am

Guest columns

The Big G — Gratitude

It’s fall! We smell the earth’s sweet aroma and embrace the cool breeze of a crisp fall day. We witness the earth changing her dress ... Read more

by Yemaja Jubilee, Wednesday, November 23, 2016 11:37 am

Guest columns

Table talk

Have you ever thought about what goes on around kitchen tables? Or have you contemplated how long tables have been a part of our world ... Read more

by Yemaja Jubilee, Wednesday, October 19, 2016 4:20 pm

Church & Community

MYOB

Mind your own business (MYOB) is a direct request to respect others privacy, to not interfere or meddle in their affairs. MYOB was printed on ... Read more

by Yemaja Jubilee, Wednesday, September 21, 2016 12:27 pm

Church & Community

‘All work and no play’

“All work and no play makes Jack (Jill) a dull boy (girl).” This proverb is interpreted to say: balance work with play or your life ... Read more

by Yemaja Jubilee, Friday, August 5, 2016 10:23 am

Columns

Wherever I go, there I am…

“Wherever I go, there I am…” This familiar truism phrase can be traced back to Thomas a’ Kempress in 1444 A.D. Some of us, including ... Read more

by Yemaja Jubilee, Thursday, June 16, 2016 1:11 pm

Columns

A legacy of love shown

Being a mother has not always been held in high, positive regard, but it’s been celebrated formally for nearly 100 years. Ann Javis first brought ... Read more

by Yemaja Jubilee, Wednesday, May 18, 2016 1:36 pm

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