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

March 30, 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

Gabrielle, 6th generation family Shaw member, †enjoyed hula hooping at our local recreation center, crabbing on the Lynnhaven pier, and going the†beach to ride water waves, swim, make an acquaintance, build sand castles with her grandpa, and play in the sand

Posted Mar 30, 2017

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

March 29, 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

My husband Bennie and I first enjoyed our Granddaughter Gabrielle.

Posted Mar 29, 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,

Please join me to see more pictures of Gabrielle before I return to conversations about our vacations and (more…)

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

March 28, 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

My husband Bennie and I began enjoy sixth generation family member, Gabrielle Diamanta Jones when she is a baby and I will share some of the glorious experience

Posted Mar 28, 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,

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

March 3, 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

My husband and I began taking our Granddaughter Gabrielle, sixth generation Shaw family member, now a young lady, out of town on fun vacations.

Posted Mar 3, 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,

Of the nine summers (more…)

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

March 2, 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

Gabrielle Jones, our sixth generation Shaw family member, enjoyed crabbing for Blue Crabs on the Lynnhaven Fishing Pier here in Virginia Beach, VA

Posted March 2, 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,

We also took Gabrielle crabbing (more…)

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

March 1, 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

Grand parenting was a busy, but enjoyable time for Bennie and me.

Posted March 1, 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,

Summers ended, but spring kept turning into summer, again, and Gabrielle continued visiting Bennie and me (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.