Work—grandmothers share about their own and others employment experiences. Grandchildren share what they learned from grandmothers about work as well as their own employment experiences. Visions and views about ideal working conditions, and desirable types of employment and income. Discussions of “slave wages,” service pan, getting paid something other than cash wages, and getting paid what one is worth. Having one’s work be valued or devalued.
Resilience is always giving it your best. Erica Haynes-Ferguson’s great-grandmother, Dr. Annie Lee Richardson (March 13, 1918) passed down to her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren the motto: “Good, better, best never let … Read More
Aiesha Turman is an Interdisciplinary PhD candidate at Union Institute & University where her dissertation foregrounds the work of Black women writers as essential texts that act as blueprints for A … Read More