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8 edition of Jumping the broom found in the catalog.

Jumping the broom

the African-American wedding planner

by Harriette Cole

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Published by H. Holt in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Weddings -- United States -- Planning,
    • African Americans -- Marriage

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 219) and index.

      StatementHarriette Cole.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ745 .C64 1995
      The Physical Object
      Pagination222 p. :
      Number of Pages222
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL535949M
      ISBN 100805021426
      LC Control Number96113784

      There may be other historical sources relating to the African American dimension of this custom which aren't given here, and which might clarify how it spread between ethnic groups. Its revival in 20th century African American culture is due to the novel and miniseries Roots During a wedding ceremony, the broom was waved over the heads of a couple to ward off these spirits. Watson basically just stands around posing like a sleek Master of the Universe.

      Each of our brooms are custom made to fit your wedding! I know Ashantis and they don't recognize this practice at all. If neither one of them made the broom fall -- or took a face-plant on the floor -- the marriage was meant to be. It's part of a larger conversation about broom-jumping and marriage rituals that was taking place among black writers in the s, according to Parry. There had to be witnesses, and the person jumping had to avoid touching the broom or doorpost as he or she leapt. The Journal of American Folklore.

      The practice survived, and made a resurgence after publication of Alex Haley's book "Roots. It's featured in a scene in Haley's story. However, although I can find it used as a metaphor in writing e. The host should discuss the symbolism behind the broom as it relates to the joining of the couple and the combining of two families, and the need for the community to support the couple. In a episode of Grey's AnatomyMiranda Bailey and Ben Warren jump over a broom at the conclusion of their wedding ceremony.


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Jumping the broom by Harriette Cole Download PDF Ebook

I'm glad to see that reputable publishers like McGraw Hill aren't towing his line and I was able to site good sources on the mainstream origin african roots if not an african connection. Advertisement Jumping the broom book marriage takes place across the class divide between two African-American families.

It's featured in a scene in Haley's story. It pre-dates the Victorians but became really established Jumping the broom book the 19th c.

I know Ashantis and they don't recognize this practice at all. Globalize[ edit ] I added the Globalize tag. Enslaved blacks were denied legally-recognized marriage hence ceremonies such as " jumping the broom. To name a few: The article is entitled "jumping the broom," but rather than accurately presenting the general topic, it discussed the entire subject from an African American perspective, is categorized as an African American topic, and deals with the practice as a primarily African American phenomenon.

Parry, Assistant Professor of African American and African Diaspora Studies at the University Jumping the broom book Nevada, Las Vegas USAcontests the claim that no literal jump was used in Britain, arguing that enslaved people of African descent and British migrants engaged in numerous cultural exchanges during the 18th and 19th centuries.

Slave marriages often weren't legally recognized, with tragic consequences — families could be separated at the whim of their owners. So, I think the Jumping the broom book voiced below see 'Major objections to the article' is that, as it stands the article is America-centric.

The two articles are basically describing the same practice, probably from the same origins, just in different places. I'll try to 'blag' it, just for a while, to see where this leads. A rush ring was then placed on the girl's finger, to be replaced later by a gold ring brought from the joint earnings of the couple.

Watson hears of this, she declares, "Our family weren't slaves. Gwynn's dating of the custom to the 18th century rested on the assumption that it must have disappeared before these elderly interviewees were born, and on his misreading of the baptism register of the parish of Llansantffraid Glyn Ceiriog.

Take a look at this discussion page. The ceremony was widespread enough especially among couples who didn't want or weren't given the legal right to have a court- or church-sanctioned wedding that Charles Dickens mentioned it casually in "Great Expectations" in ; he wrote that a couple was married "over the broomstick.

Jumping the broom was always done before witnesses as a public ceremonial announcement that a couple chose to become as close to married as was then allowed. We would only need to maintain two articles if both were very long. They're not as formal as the Requested moves process as normally no admin powers are needed to action a merge.

RLamb talk3 February UTC Resolving the move request[ edit ] As an uninvolved admin, I suggest we close this move request but do not close the discussion. Jumping the broom is not strictly African American. Related Articles. A merger would be good, but the current Jumping the broom article needs some major work.

But though 'Jumping the broom' may have been a myth in Britain it became an actual practice among African Americans during slavery, when their own marital traditions had been suppressed and they were legally excluded from the sort of ceremonies whites used to affirm commitment.

Jumping the Broom in the African American culture is not ordinarily practiced because of the stigma of slavery associated with it; the taboos of witch craft the broom obviously connected to it and because of the Christian religious belief that it is paganism.

The definition of pagan: a follower of a polytheistic religion as in ancient Rome b one who has little or no religion and who delights in sensual pleasures and material goods: an irreligious or hedonistic person.

We also seem to have solid evidence that the Welsh Kale had the custom of jumping over a flowering branch of broom Broom shrubnot "a broom" in the 19th century. But in some cases, they'd rely on their broomstick weddings.

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Jumping the broom Romani people is a brand new article that appears to be a fork created by the proposer in response to the problems he mentions; it is mostly taken from this article, using only sources from this article, and about half of it is not even about Romani customs.

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Sep 28,  · The tradition of jumping the broom is also a centuries-old tradition in Europe and many variations exist among the Celtic, Welsh, Druid and Romani peoples. Although the Romani Gypsies are considered the people who established the broom-jumping custom in Europe, Wales was the first known location where jumping over the broom took place.

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