Most rootworkers on Tumblr identify as witches, and that’s more than okay. Black rootworkers have a right to identify how they want to including as a “witch” or “hoodoo witch.” As you read this, please don’t feel like you have to change how you identify! This article is about hoodoo history and the colonial baggage that comes with the word “witchcraft” within a hoodoo context. It is important to be aware of and to understand, but it doesn’t have to impact how you personally choose to identify as a rootworker.


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