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In The Arts: Sunday Candy
5 years ago

In The Arts: Sunday Candy

Not everyone is fortunate enough to have a relationship with his or her grandmother that oozes with sweetness. Lots of things can get in the way of making this possible. …
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Long-Term Wishes for a Grandchild on His First Birthday
5 years ago

Long-Term Wishes for a Grandchild on His First Birthday

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Thank God, he arrived safely with all the extras we prayed for—good health, good spirits and good looks. He also demonstrates good motor skills and good brain power; he walks and he thinks—he thinks he can outrun me. What a joy he has been to the family!
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IN THE NEWS: LEE DANIELS’ GRANDMOTHER PART OF THE KINDNESS THE UNIVERSE HAS BESTOWED ON HIM
5 years ago

IN THE NEWS: LEE DANIELS’ GRANDMOTHER PART OF THE KINDNESS THE UNIVERSE HAS BESTOWED ON HIM

Acclaimed director and producer (Monster’s Ball, Precious, The Butler, Empire, Star) Lee Daniels was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania December 24, 1959. Daniels was the oldest of five children born …
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TESTIMONY: KICHA WELLS
5 years ago

TESTIMONY: KICHA WELLS

“A Different Kind of Love”

In an interview with RBGM digital archivist Sara Daise, Kicha Wells talked about the challenges of being a black, single, teenage mother to two black sons. …
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IN THE ARTS: “NO MIRRORS IN MY NANA’S HOUSE”
5 years ago

IN THE ARTS: “NO MIRRORS IN MY NANA’S HOUSE”

There were no mirrors in my Nana’s house, no mirrors in my Nana’s house. There were no mirrors in my Na’s house, no mirrors in my Nana’s house. And …
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Testimony: Dr. Ysaye Barnwell
5 years ago

Testimony: Dr. Ysaye Barnwell

https://youtu.be/pA9JQO-_62w

Dr. Ysaye Barnwell shares the story behind “No Mirrors in My Nana’s House.” Watch the video above to hear her and Dr. LaShawnDa Pittman talk about the song she …
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In the Arts: Dear Anacia
5 years ago

In the Arts: Dear Anacia

Did the blue walls miss your touch Grandmother, when you came to visit or was it you who missed this little house crouched on the floor with a rag, your …
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In the News: Jamie Foxx- A Renaissance Man Influenced by a Visionary Grandmother
5 years ago

In the News: Jamie Foxx- A Renaissance Man Influenced by a Visionary Grandmother

Jamie Foxx was born Eric Bishop on December 13, 1967. He grew up in Terrell, Texas. “His father and mother, Shaheed Abdullah and Louise Annette Talley, were very young …
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TESTIMONY: WILMA HOLDEN
5 years ago

TESTIMONY: WILMA HOLDEN

“Adventures with Grandma”

My grandmother Adena Chevers (unknown-1982) lived with us. So, for as long as I could remember, she was with us. I just remember her being very strict, …
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In the Arts: Louise and Henry Evans
5 years ago

In the Arts: Louise and Henry Evans

Photographer Amy Millward shared a second photograph of grandma Louise Evans– Chris Sherrod’s grandmother. This is Ms. Evans and her son Dr. Henry Evans. Thank you Amy and the …
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