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My Alabama Shaw Family on My Fatherís Side From 1861-2014

August 30, 2016

Tags: Family, Black Family, Black Excellence, Racial Equality, Confederacy, US Congressman need a "Pass, " Work Ethic, Family Values, Education, Slavery, Manhood Ritual, Recreation Cotton, Corn, and Peanut Field Work, Disciplining


When the Shaw children were lied on, they told Granddaddy the truth, but, once, he didnít listen

Posted Aug 30, 2016

Annie Shaw-Barnes, Ph.D.
Author and Speaker
Cultural Anthropologist
Family Specialist
Family Education Specialist
Spousal Abuse Specialist
Christian Church Specialist
Racism Specialist

Hi everyone,

I will tell you a story about a man who (more…)

My Alabama Shaw Family on My Fatherís Side From 1861-2014

August 29, 2016

Tags: Family, Black Family, Black Excellence, Racial Equality, Confederacy, US Congressman need a "Pass, " Work Ethic, Family Values, Education, Slavery, Manhood Ritual, Recreation Cotton, Corn, and Peanut Field Work, Disciplining

Granddaddy Adam and Grand Mama Courtney punished Daddy and my uncles and aunts, so fairly, until that is one of their favorite stories in our family history

Posted Aug 29, 2016

Annie Shaw-Barnes, Ph.D.
Author and Speaker
Cultural Anthropologist
Family Specialist
Family Education Specialist
Spousal Abuse Specialist
Christian Church Specialist
Racism Specialist

Hi everyone,

Children (more…)

My Alabama Shaw Family on My Fatherís Side From 1861-2014

August 26, 2016

Tags: Family, Black Family, Black Excellence, Racial Equality, Confederacy, US Congressman need a "Pass, " Work Ethic, Family Values, Education, Slavery, Manhood Ritual, Recreation Cotton, Corn, and Peanut Field Work, Disciplining


Now, I will tell you about the whipping my Uncle Dollar Bill remembered best

Posted August 26, 2016

Annie Shaw-Barnes, Ph.D.
Author and Speaker
Cultural Anthropologist
Family Specialist
Family Education Specialist
Spousal Abuse Specialist
Christian Church Specialist
Racism Specialist

Hi everyone,

Uncle Dollar Bill was tall, congenial, quiet, and weighed his words and told me (more…)

My Alabama Shaw Family on My Fatherís Side From 1861-2014

August 25, 2016

Tags: Family, Black Family, Black Excellence, Racial Equality, Confederacy, US Congressman need a "Pass, " Work Ethic, Family Values, Education, Slavery, Manhood Ritual, Recreation Cotton, Corn, and Peanut Field Work, Disciplining



Whippings were an event at my Granddaddyís house

Posted Aug 25, 2016

Annie Shaw-Barnes, Ph.D.
Author and Speaker
Cultural Anthropologist
Family Specialist
Family Education Specialist
Spousal Abuse Specialist
Christian Church Specialist
Racism Specialist

Hi everyone,

Whippings at Granddaddyís and Grand Mamaís house were an event.

When a Shaw sister or brother was (more…)

My Alabama Shaw Family on My Fatherís Side From 1861-2014

August 24, 2016

Tags: Family, Black Family, Black Excellence, Racial Equality, Confederacy, US Congressman need a "Pass, " Work Ethic, Family Values, Education, Slavery, Manhood Ritual, Recreation Cotton, Corn, and Peanut Field Work, Disciplining

My uncles and aunts preferred Granddaddy Adamís whippings to Grand Mama Courtneyís whippings

Posted Aug 24, 2016

Annie Shaw-Barnes, Ph.D.
Author and Speaker
Cultural Anthropologist
Family Specialist
Family Education Specialist
Spousal Abuse Specialist
Christian Church Specialist
Racism Specialist

Hi everyone,

Daddy voiced, "The children preferred Pawís to Monhís whippingsĒ and told (more…)

My Alabama Shaw Family on My Fatherís Side From 1861-2014

August 23, 2016

Tags: Family, Black Family, Black Excellence, Racial Equality, Confederacy, US Congressman need a "Pass, " Work Ethic, Family Values, Education, Slavery, Manhood Ritual, Recreation Cotton, Corn, and Peanut Field Work, Disciplining

Granddaddy was deeply involved in helping Grand Mama Courtney raise daddy and my aunts and uncles

Posted Aug 23, 2016

Annie Shaw-Barnes, Ph.D.
Author and Speaker
Cultural Anthropologist
Family Specialist
Family Education Specialist
Spousal Abuse Specialist
Christian Church Specialist
Racism Specialist

Hi everyone,

Granddaddy Adam Shaw, Sr. took part in raising my daddy, aunts, and (more…)

My Alabama Shaw Family on My Fatherís Side From 1861-2014

August 22, 2016

Tags: Family, Black Family, Black Excellence, Racial Equality, Confederacy, US Congressman need a "Pass, " Work Ethic, Family Values, Education, Slavery, Manhood Ritual, Recreation Cotton, Corn, and Peanut Field Work, Disciplining

It follows that Granddaddy and Grandma raised my daddy and his eleven siblings, fairly, with the ďswitch,Ē branch cut or broke off a tree

Posted Aug 22, 2016

Annie Shaw-Barnes, Ph.D.
Author and Speaker
Cultural Anthropologist
Family Specialist
Family Education Specialist
Spousal Abuse Specialist
Christian Church Specialist
Racism Specialist

Hi everyone,

When the Shaw children (more…)

My Alabama Shaw Family on My Fatherís Side From 1861-2014

August 19, 2016

Tags: Family, Black Family, Black Excellence, Racial Equality, Confederacy, US Congressman need a "Pass, " Work Ethic, Family Values, Education, Slavery, Manhood Ritual, Recreation Cotton, Corn, and Peanut Field Work, Disciplining

How did Granddaddy and Grand Mama raise my daddy and his eleven siblings?

Posted Aug 19, 2016

Annie Shaw-Barnes, Ph.D.
Author and Speaker
Cultural Anthropologist
Family Specialist
Family Education Specialist
Spousal Abuse Specialist
Christian Church Specialist
Racism Specialist

Hi everyone,

Granddaddy and Grand Mama decided to raise Daddy, my aunts, and uncles to be morally (more…)

My Alabama Shaw Family on My Fatherís Side From 1861-2014

August 18, 2016

Tags: Family, Black Family, Black Excellence, Racial Equality, Confederacy, US Congressman need a "Pass, " Work Ethic, Family Values, Education, Slavery, Manhood Ritual, Recreation Cotton, Corn, and Peanut Field Work, Disciplining

My daddy was different from his siblings because he was born with a veil over his face

Posted Aug 18, 2016

Annie Shaw-Barnes, Ph.D.
Author and Speaker
Cultural Anthropologist
Family Specialist
Family Education Specialist
Spousal Abuse Specialist
Christian Church Specialist
Racism Specialist

Hi everyone,

Unlike Daddyís brothers and sisters, he was born with a (more…)

My Alabama Shaw Family on My Fatherís Side From 1861-2014

August 17, 2016

Tags: Family, Black Family, Black Excellence, Racial Equality, Confederacy, US Congressman need a "Pass, " Work Ethic, Family Values, Education, Slavery, Manhood Ritual, Recreation Cotton, Corn, and Peanut Field Work, Disciplining

In love, Granddaddy Adam and Grandmother Courtney became parents to 14 children, the Third Generation in the Shaw family

Posted Aug 17, 2016

Annie Shaw-Barnes, Ph.D.
Author and Speaker
Cultural Anthropologist
Family Specialist
Family Education Specialist
Spousal Abuse Specialist
Christian Church Specialist
Racism Specialist

Hi everyone,

In heartfelt love, Granddaddy Adam Shaw, Sr. and Grandmother Courtney (more…)

My Alabama Shaw Family on My Fatherís Side From 1861-2014

August 16, 2016

Tags: Family, Black Family, Black Excellence, Racial Equality, Confederacy, US Congressman need a "Pass, " Work Ethic, Family Values, Education, Slavery, Manhood Ritual, Recreation Cotton, Corn, and Peanut Field Work, Disciplining

Granddaddy Adam and Grandmother Courtney never said anything to hurt each otherís feelings

Posted Aug 16, 2016

Annie Shaw-Barnes, Ph.D.
Author and Speaker
Cultural Anthropologist
Family Specialist
Education Specialist
Spousal Abuse Specialist
Christian Church Specialist
Racism Specialist

Hi everyone,

Granddaddy and Grand Mama never said anything to hurt each other's feelings.

What a lesson (more…)

My Alabama Shaw Family on My Fatherís Side From 1861-2014

August 15, 2016

Tags: Family, Husband and Wife Romance, Husband and Wife Arguments, Black Family, Black Excellence, Racial Equality, Confederacy, US Congressman need a "Pass, " Work Ethic, Family Values, Education, Slavery, Manhood Ritual, Recreation Cotton, Corn, and Peanut Field Work, Disciplining

Granddaddy Adam Shaw, Sr. and his second wife, Grand Mama Courtney, never had an argument

Posted Aug 15, 2016

Annie Shaw-Barnes, Ph.D.
Author and Speaker
Cultural Anthropologist
Family Specialist
Family Education Specialist
Spousal Abuse Specialist
Christian Church Specialist
Racism Specialist

Hi everyone,

I asked my daddy, Adam Shaw, Jr., to tell me about Granddaddy and (more…)

My Alabama Shaw Family on My Fatherís Side From 1861-2014

August 12, 2016

Tags: Family, Black Family, Black Excellence, Romance, Racial Equality, Confederacy, US Congressman need a "Pass, " Work Ethic, Family Values, Education, Slavery, Manhood Ritual, Recreation Cotton, Corn, and Peanut Field Work, Disciplining

Granddaddy Adam and Grandmother Courtney called each other sweet names and romanced each otherís backs and lips, when the spirit hit them, in and out of their childrenís presence

Posted Aug 12, 2016

Annie Shaw-Barnes, Ph.D.
Author and Speaker
Cultural Anthropologist
Family Specialist
Family Education Specialist
Spousal Abuse Specialist
Christian Church Specialist
Racism (more…)

My Alabama Shaw Family on My Fatherís Side From 1861-2014

August 11, 2016

Tags: Family, Black Family, Black Excellence, Racial Equality, Confederacy, US Congressman need a "Pass, " Work Ethic, Family Values, Education, Slavery, Manhood Ritual, Recreation Cotton, Corn, and Peanut Field Work, Disciplining

My handsome granddaddy Adam Shaw was married twice, and he and his second wife, Grand Mama Courtney, romanced a lifetime.

Posted Aug 11, 2016

Annie Shaw-Barnes, Ph.D.
Author and Speaker
Cultural Anthropologist
Family Specialist
Family Education Specialist
Spousal Abuse Specialist
Christian Church Specialist
Racism Specialist

Hi everyone,

During Granddaddy Adam Shawís 99 years of life, (more…)

My Alabama Shaw Family on My Fatherís Side From 1861-2014

August 10, 2016

Tags: Family, Black Family, Black Excellence, Racial Equality, Confederacy, US Congressman need a "Pass, " Work Ethic, Family Values, Education, Slavery, Manhood Ritual, Recreation Cotton, Corn, and Peanut Field Work, Disciplining

Today I introduce the Second Generation in my Shaw family. He is Granddaddy Adam Shaw, Sr., born in marriage to Great Grandmother Julie and Great Granddaddy Josh Boykin, and he married Grand Mama Courtney

Posted Aug 10, 2016

Annie Shaw-Barnes, Ph.D.
Author and Speaker
Cultural Anthropologist
Family Specialist
Family Education Specialist
Spousal Abuse Specialist
Christian (more…)

My Alabama Shaw Family on My Fatherís Side From 1861-2014

August 9, 2016

Tags: Family, Black Family, Black Excellence, Racial Equality, Confederacy, US Congressman need a "Pass, " Work Ethic, Family Values, Education, Slavery, Manhood Ritual, Recreation Cotton, Corn, and Peanut Field Work, Disciplining

I have talked about some of Great Grandmother Julieís peers. After their varied life and her improved self-taught understanding about sex, family organization, and family life, she married my great grandfather, Josh Boykin, and conceived my grandfather and birthed him in their married union.

Posted Aug 9, 2016

Annie Shaw-Barnes, Ph.D.
Author and Speaker
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My Alabama Shaw Family on My Fatherís Side From 1861-2014

August 8, 2016

Tags: Family, Black Family, Black Excellence, Racial Equality, Confederacy, US Congressman need a "Pass, " Work Ethic, Family Values, Education, Slavery, Manhood Ritual, Recreation Cotton, Corn, and Peanut Field Work, Disciplining

My husbandsí antebellum ancestors were peers of Great Grandmother Julie and next time, we will continue my family story that reaches from 1861 to 2014

Posted Aug 8, 2016

Annie Shaw-Barnes, Ph.D.
Author and Speaker
Cultural Anthropologist
Family Specialist
Family Education Specialist
Spousal Abuse Specialist
Christian Church Specialist
Racism Specialist

Hi everyone,

My husband, Bennie Barnes, shares (more…)

My Alabama Shaw Family on My Fatherís Side From 1861-2014

August 5, 2016

Tags: Family, Black Family, Black Excellence, Racial Equality, Confederacy, US Congressman need a "Pass, " Work Ethic, Family Values, Education, Slavery, Manhood Ritual, Recreation Cotton, Corn, and Peanut Field Work, Disciplining

Dr. Benson, had a confluence of blacks and whites in his genealogy and the antebellum ones were ahead of my grandmother Julie

Posted August 5, 2016
Annie Shaw-Barnes, Ph.D.
Author and Speaker
Cultural Anthropologist
Family Specialist
Family Education Specialist
Spousal Abuse Specialist
Christian Church Specialist
Racism Specialist

Hi everyone,

Dr. Bensonís relatives were during (more…)

My Alabama Shaw Family on My Fatherís Side From 1861-2014

August 4, 2016

Tags: Family, Black Family, Black Excellence, Racial Equality, Confederacy, US Congressman need a "Pass, " Work Ethic, Family Values, Education, Slavery, Manhood Ritual, Recreation Cotton, Corn, and Peanut Field Work, Disciplining

I have one friend, Mrs. Massie, in Royal Oak Manor Neighborhood in Northwest Atlanta, Georgia, whose grandmother was great grandmotherís peer, and she worked for Confederate Brigadier General Beauregard during the War between the states to keep them slave peers

Posted August 4, 2016
Annie Shaw-Barnes, Ph.D.
Author and Speaker
Cultural Anthropologist
Family Specialist
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My Alabama Shaw Family on My Fatherís Side From 1861-2014

August 3, 2016

Tags: Family, Black Family, Black Excellence, Racial Equality, US Congressman need a "Pass, " Work Ethic, Family Values, Education, Slavery, Manhood Ritual, Recreation Cotton, Corn, and Peanut Field Work, Disciplining

Mr. Marshall, in Royal Oak Manor, knew about two of his ancestors who were Great Grandmother Julieís peers

Posted Aug 3, 2016

Annie Shaw-Barnes, Ph.D.
Author and Speaker
Cultural Anthropologist
Family Specialist
Family Education Specialist
Spousal Abuse Specialist
Christian Church Specialist
Racism Specialist

Hi everyone,

Mr. Marshallís two relatives, in the Antebellum Era, (more…)

My Alabama Shaw Family on My Fatherís Side From 1861-2014

August 2, 2016

Tags: Family, Black Family, Racial Equality, US Congressman need a "Pass, " Work Ethic, Family Values, Education, Slavery, Manhood Ritual, Recreation Cotton, Corn, and Peanut Field Work, Disciplining

Mr. Mitchell lived in Royal Oak Manor in Northwest Atlanta told me his grandfather was another one of my great grandmother Julieís peers

Posted Aug 2, 2016

Annie Shaw-Barnes, Ph.D.
Author and Speaker
Cultural Anthropologist
Family Specialist
Family Education Specialist
Spousal Abuse Specialist
Christian Church Specialist
Racism Specialist

Hi everyone,

Mr. Mitchell told me (more…)

My Alabama Shaw Family on My Fatherís Side From 1861-2014

August 1, 2016

Tags: Family, Black Family, Racial Equality, US Congressman need a "Pass, " Work Ethic, Family Values, Education, Slavery, Manhood Ritual, Recreation Cotton, Corn, and Peanut Field Work, Disciplining

While Great Grandmother Julie was still unmarried, I will tell you about her slave peers, during the Antebellum Era. They are my friendsí ancestors. I was told these insightful true stories about the Antebellum Era in 1969 and 1970, while conducting research for my doctoral dissertation, in the Royal Oak Manor neighborhood in Northwest Atlanta, and (more…)

Selected Works

Articles
In the Phylon journal, my article "The Black Beauty Parlor Complex in a Southern City" examines the role of the beauty parlor in the adaptation of black women, by social class, in Newport News, Virginia. In the Virginia Social Science Journal, young adult men are adamant about becoming unwed fathers.