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Black Love Day

February 13

Black Love Day (BLD), celebrated on February 13, is the third nationally observed African American holiday (wholyday).

Black Love is a day of atonement, reconciliation, celebration, and twenty-four hour demonstration of love, showing five Tenets (specific acts): towards the Creator, for Self, for the Family, within the Black Community, and for the Black people.

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February 13
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“Listen carefully, my child, to your master's precepts, and incline the ear of your heart. Receive willingly and carry out effectively your loving father's advice, that by the labor of obedience you may return to Him from whom you had departed by the sloth of disobedience.”
–St. Benedict of Nursia, The Rule of Saint Benedict