Well, Kiss M’Ass n’ Call Me Sally, a Legend

The Legend of a Country Girl by Jennifer Brookins She was a legend of sorts in backwoods mountain country where poverty and struggles bound mountain folks together. They made their own bootleg liquor, settled quarrels with shotguns, married off young Continue reading Well, Kiss M’Ass n’ Call Me Sally, a Legend

White Child and Black Mama – Raised in Jim Crow South

I spent most of my early years in Little Rock, Arkansas where racism sat right beneath the surface of our lives. Raised by a black mama in the Jim-Crow south, as many southern children were, I loved her the same Continue reading White Child and Black Mama – Raised in Jim Crow South