A New Myth: Untethering My Name from White Folks’ Imaginations
“Names bind us to people, places, and histories. As the descendant of enslaved people, my name only goes so far.”
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The story affirms our goodness by assuring us we did it on our own. The story tells us to not make waves.
Richmond could offer a bold challenge to historical narratives about the South, the Confederacy, and American slavery.