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If I Could Land Anywhere: Haiti

It's amazing when you google Haiti and click images there are only images of death and destruction.  However after watching the below video from No Reservations - Anthony Bourdain (RIP) I think it's best for me to go see for myself. I follow too many Haitian artists on instagram who travel between the U.S. and Haiti to believe there isn't an abundance of beauty and history to learn from.    

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The Land Was Ours: Highland Beach (Maryland)

This is the oldest of all the black resort towns in America. Founded by Charles and Laura Douglass in 1893, Charles was the son of the well renowned Frederick Douglass. This beach is located approximately 35 miles outside of Washington D.C. and was the very first black owned resort in the history of America. This destination was birthed from an act of racial discrimination when the Douglass’s were denied entry into a restaurant on Chesapeake Bay. Charles Douglass then decided to delve into the real estate industry and began purchasing beachfront property and selling lots to his friends and family. Some of its earliest purchasers were notable African American politicians in the DC/Baltimore area including Senators, Congressman and Judge Robert...

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