6 Well-Known Black Superstitions And Traditions That Have Stood The Test Of Time

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Malaika Jabali Jan, 05, 2018

We may have left the lows of 2017 behind — like the secondhand embarrassment for Tyrese whenever he logged onto Instagram or anything related to Donald Trump trying to mar Obama’s legacy.

But what will remain in the new year are the many Black traditions and superstitions that have been rooted in our communities for decades. Like many other customs in Black households, a number of traditions are rooted in the American South, some stretch back further to the shores of Africa, and some are popular around the world and have been woven into Black culture.

These are the superstitions and beliefs that we’re still rocking with in 2018.