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My Alabama Shaw Family on My Father’s Side From 1861-2014

Annie Bell Rutherford’s history was plain and extended

Posted Oct 31, 2016

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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Who was the woman my daddy eyed?

She was Annie Bell born in 1908 to Miss Alice Rutherford in Culloden,  Read More 
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My Alabama Shaw Family on My Father’s Side From 1861-2014

Daddy was grown and searched for a wife and set his eyes and heart on Annie Bell Rutherford

Posted Oct 28, 2016

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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Daddy looked around for a hard-working woman with high morality.  Read More 
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My Alabama Shaw Family on My Father’s Side From 1861-2014

After Granddaddy’s and Grand Mama’s dozen children, including Daddy, reached 21 years of age, they had distinct personalities

Posted Oct 27, 2016

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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After each Shaw child reached 21 years-of-age, my grandparents told  Read More 
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My Alabama Shaw Family on My Father’s Side From 1861-2014

Granddaddy and our family became “First Colored Citizens of Evergreen, Alabama” because of our excellence, as a family, and the title was awarded by the white citizens in Evergreen.

Posted Oct 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

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My Alabama Shaw Family on My Father’s Side From 1861-2014

Mealtime manners at Granddaddy’s and Grand Mama’s house

Posted Oct 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

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My grandparents required all of us to come to the table and be seated at the same time.

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My Alabama Shaw Family on My Father’s Side From 1861-2014

The customized Lazy-Susan Table, a museum piece, was my Shaw family’s dining table

Posted Oct 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

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My Shaw family ate their meals at a customized Lazy-Susan table, that Granddaddy had  Read More 
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My Alabama Shaw Family on My Father’s Side From 1861-2014

My Granddaddy and Grand Mama provided abundant food on the table for mealtime

Posted Oct 21, 2016

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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In addition to farming, my grandparents kept an abundance of food on the table for  Read More 
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My Alabama Shaw Family on My Father’s Side From 1861-2014

Today’s other lessons from Granddaddy’s business acumen

Posted Oct 20, 2016

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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It follows that all black Americans ought to be smart on their jobs and get what they deserve and  Read More 
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My Alabama Shaw Family on My Father’s Side From 1861-2014

Granddaddy told the 20th century white man’s philosophy of Negro working people was flawed and contradictory. Has white man’s philosophy changed?

Posted Oct 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

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White cotton, peanut, and corn  Read More 
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My Alabama Shaw Family on My Father’s Side From 1861-2014

Granddaddy used other ways to get white buyers of peanuts, cotton, and corn, to pay him the same price they paid white farmers for their farm products

Posted Oct 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

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Still  Read More 
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