Category Archives: christmas

The Eighth Day of Christmas at SBPDL – No Free Toys

Christmas 2009 is in the books, yet we haven’t finished the 12 Days of Christmas at SBPDL. The season of Christmas is a festive time of giving presents to others, in the hope of granting them a reprieve from the … Continue reading

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The Sixth Day of Christmas at SBPDL – Traditional Views of Santa Claus

Black people have a lot to be thankful for in the United States this magical Christmas Day. Sadly, for Black children around the nation – of whom more than 70 percent are born out of wedlock – they were visited … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas from SBPDL

We still have a few days of The 12 Days of Christmas to post, but we wanted to take a brief moment to wish everyone reading a Merry Christmas (and pause from any new SBPDL entries). The 25 of December … Continue reading

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The Fifth Day of Christmas at SBPDL- Not Getting Air Jordan XI

Have you seen the Christmas classic, Jingle All the Way? The film is all about finding that perfect toy for Christmas and yet, when the nefarious God of supply and demand steps in to annihilate those seemingly wonderful plans before … Continue reading

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The Fourth Day of Christmas at SBPDL – Snow

We’ve had the distinct pleasure of introducing you, dear reader, to the inimitable Leonard Jeffries before and we find this auspicious moment a perfect opportunity to rekindle that intimate relationship. A “White Christmas” has befallen a good portion of the … Continue reading

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The Third Day of Christmas at SBPDL: The Holy Triumvirate of Christmas Movies

Christmas is the time of year where family gather together to remember the past, celebrate cherished memories and reminisce upon kin long since gone, but not forgotten. Black people, though more than 70 percent are born out of wedlock, love … Continue reading

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The Second Day of Christmas at SBPDL: "Do They Know It’s Christmas?"

Christmas in the United States is a magical time of shopping, wrapping gifts, putting up a Christmas tree and decorating the house with lights in a duel with your neighbors to create the most festive and maddening display of yule … Continue reading

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