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

January 26, 2017

Tags: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., 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

More of the flavor of the 1980 Shaw/Boykin family reunion up north

Posted Jan 26, 2017

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,

One of their two days at our house, we took them to our famed Virginia Beach (more…)

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

January 25, 2017

Tags: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., 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

More of the flavor of the 1980 Shaw/Boykin family reunion up north

Posted Jan 25, 2017

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,

While they were at our home, breakfast, lunch, or dinner was prepared, and we told them (more…)

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

January 24, 2017

Tags: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., 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

More of the flavor of the treatment we gave the Shaw/Boykins during our 1980 family reunion

Posted Jan 24, 2017

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,

While Bennie, Trina, and I cooked, Aunts Camilla and Vernell sat in (more…)

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

January 23, 2017

Tags: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., 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

Mama, Bennie, and Fifth Generation Girl, Trina, and I cleaned our houses, prepared food and desserts, and stowed them in deep freezers in joyful anticipation of hosting the 1980 Shaw/Boykin family reunion and the 4 day celebration finally arrived

Posted Jan 23, 2017

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

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

January 20, 2017

Tags: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., 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 1965, Bennie and I became the proud parents of our daughter, Trina Miranda Barnes, the Fifth Generation Shaw family member

Posted Jan 20, 2017

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,

Our daughter, Trina Miranda Barnes Jones Scott, is (more…)

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

January 19, 2017

Tags: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., 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 am Fourth Generation Shaw family member, and I married Bennie Mamaduke Barnes, a high school mathematics teacher who, changed jobs, and worked his way up in the United States Defense Department

Posted Jan 19, 2017

Annie Shaw-Barnes, Ph.D.
Author and Speaker
Cultural Anthropologist
Family Specialist
Family Education Specialist
Spousal Abuse Specialist
Christian Church Specialist
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My Alabama Shaw Family on My Fatherís Side From 1861-2014

January 18, 2017

Tags: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., 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 am the Fourth Generation member of the Shaw family and, in the north I started off living with Mama and our Cousin Bennie in Sunbury, North Carolina, but moved swiftly to other places

Posted Jan 18, 2017

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

January 17, 2017

Tags: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., 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

Daddy was unhappy about his earnings on Mr. Jim Calhounís land and took Mama and me, a Fourth Generation Shaw girl, further south in Alabama to work the land

Posted Jan 17, 2017

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

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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.