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Education

Education–grandmothers and grandchildren’s educational experiences and views. The importance, denial, and prioritization of education. Battles to get a good education or in some generations an education at all. LaShawnDa’s grandmother used to tell her, “Nobody can ever take that away from you!” It wasn’t until she got her doctorate that she realized she meant knowledge, not degrees.

TESTIMONY: CYNTHIA REYNOLDS
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TESTIMONY: CYNTHIA REYNOLDS

“Raised to Love”

Ruth Bowden (unknown-1982) is my grandmother. When I was about 3-years-old, I had to stay at home with my grandmother while my sisters and brothers attended school. …
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