#SayHerName: A Digital Memorial

Originally posted on Electric Marronage. Over my desk hangs an image of Korryn Gaines, a 23 year old Black woman, mother, daughter, and sister, shot and killed by Baltimore County Police in 2016. On Juneteenth at the Say Her Name: March for Black Women and Femme Survivors, organized by Baltimore activists Amorous Ebony and Brittany […]

Read More #SayHerName: A Digital Memorial

1922: Chicken and Waffle Dinner

Under the “Personal and Social News Items” section in the Harrisburg Telegraph August 11, 1922   Miss Rachel Flowers Hostess at Summer Home Miss Rachel H. Flowers, of Brandtsville, entertained at a chicken and waffle dinner at her country home. The guest included: Mrs. Lucie Arrington, Mrs. Smith, Miss. Rebecca Scott, Miss Gladyce Flowers, Mrs. Hilda […]

Read More 1922: Chicken and Waffle Dinner

Reading Images in the Archives

Rachel Flowers, Messiah College Archives This was the first image I encountered of Rachel Flowers a decade ago (a WHOLE DECADE AGO). It was my first semester of college and I noticed the image while doing a course assignment in the library. Messiah College recently celebrated its centennial anniversary and posters honoring the institution’s multicultural century […]

Read More Reading Images in the Archives

Geraldine L. Wilson and Black Consciousness Workshops for Mississippi’s Head Start Teachers

Geraldine Wilson, Photos & Prints Division at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, NYPL Geraldine Wilson arrived to Mississippi during the concluding weeks of Freedom Summer, a summer-long collective call for action to civil rights in the state. There are many questions surrounding her late arrival and her activism during that summer. Wilson […]

Read More Geraldine L. Wilson and Black Consciousness Workshops for Mississippi’s Head Start Teachers

Rachel’s Journey to Messiah.

Been gone for a minute. I will post soon about an update on the graduate program and life, but for now we will start where I left off–my research on Rachel H. Flowers. Over the next few weeks, I am slowly updating older post and changing the look of the blog. So stay tune for […]

Read More Rachel’s Journey to Messiah.