Category Archives: Back in the Day
Things I Learned in Girlhood

“There are all boys at Stephanie’s (invented name) house, so you can’t turn up like you do here. You have…

For Mother Emanuel

   Though I am often critical of the Black Church, my criticism comes from a place of love and fondness…

No more apologies for being a woman

I hate when I think of a snappy comeback three weeks after a discussion ends. That’s happening right now, as…

From ‘The American Negro’ to #FeministSelfie and #DangerousBlackKids: Posing African American Humanity Through the Centuries

On Friday my mom and I drove up to the Evansville Museum to see the exhibit, “Posing Beauty in African…

My Best Posts of 2013

I’m a little late on looking back, but I wrote 67 posts in 2013. Here’s my top 10 list of…

At school with the boss’s kids

One day at the grade school That had been ordered To desegregate only, Virginia saw the red clutch bag On…

From Rosa Lee’s Granddaughter

I’ve invited others to share their stories about their own families, and here is the first guest blogger to take me up on it.

Notes on a dying generation

Our collective national history is nothing without the experiences of individuals, and our people are willing to share their stories. RedboneAfropuff.com asks you to listen for those stories and to share them here.

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