Jumping The Broom
Jumping the broom
What's the significance of jumping the broom? Why a broom? Where did it all start? Often times we’ve seen it in movies, and in real ceremonies. A right of passage, a ritual in marriage for African Americans, but what are its origins?
The broom was made and used as a tool to symbolize change. It was used to sweep away bad, and negative energy from sacred space to prepare and cleanse the space for ritual. Outside of a marriage ceremony it was garnished with charms, crystals, and