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Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375586-021
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7558-6
... In this chapter, Rosemarie discusses her mother’s love of (and knack for) telling ghost stories, and her ability to sense and see invisible presences around her. Mama Freeney’s abilities sometimes scared people, but she also knew how to handle and use those abilities for good. Ella Lee...
Published: 24 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7558-6
... Charles Dock Freeney Sr. (“Bud”) death nonviolence Ella Lee Freeney (“Mama Freeney”) Chicago Illinois ...
Published: 24 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7558-6
... Dock Freeney (“Daddy Freeney”) paternal care ...
Published: 24 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7558-6
... death and dying African spirituality Ella Lee Harris Freeney (“Mama Freeney”) secrecy dreams ...
Published: 24 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7558-6
Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375586-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7558-6
Published: 24 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7558-6
... explain the origins of the mystic and healing traditions in the family, and draws parallels between Grandma Rye and Rosemarie’s own mother, Mama Freeney. Through Grandma Rye’s story, the chapter also speculates about the transformation from the practice of African religions to the acceptance...
Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375586-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7558-6
Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375586-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7558-6
... Relates Mariah Grant’s personal history and some of her personality traits. This chapter helps explain the origins of the mystic and healing traditions in the family, and draws parallels between Grandma Rye and Rosemarie’s own mother, Mama Freeney. Through Grandma Rye’s story, the chapter also...
Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375586-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7558-6
Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375586-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7558-6
.... The chapter is a meditation on how southern whites feared black people even as they refused to acknowledge their existence on a daily basis. Dock Freeney Macon Georgia World War I racism ...
Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375586-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7558-6
Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375586-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7558-6
... Tells the story of Rosemarie’s Uncle Willie Dan, and her father, Daddy Freeney, racing their cars along a Georgia country road. Both cars are filled with family members and when Uncle Willie Dan’s car crashes, the adults go looking for help for an injured Aunt Mary, instructing all the children...
Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375586-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7558-6
... This chapter is about Rosemarie’s mother, Ella Lee, as a child and as an adult—her intelligence, her idiosyncrasies, her ability to make people feel good about themselves, her ethics, and what Rosemarie learned from her. Ella Lee Freeney Leesburg Georgia James Harris (“Papa Jim...
Published: 24 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7558-6
... African American community Freeney family Rosemarie Freeney Harding’s childhood Describes the Dardens, the family that lived across the street from Rosemarie in Woodlawn. Shirley Darden was Rosemarie’s best friend, and Rosemarie idolized Shirley’s older sister, Sarah. The Dardens were a kind...
Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375586-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7558-6
... community Freeney family Rosemarie Freeney Harding’s childhood ...
Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375586-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7558-6
... a slave, and Rosemarie felt lucky to hear her stories—even though they were often difficult—since her own grandparents had passed away before she was born. Shirley Darden Darden family Rosemarie Freeney Harding’s childhood stories of slavery ...
Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375586-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7558-6
... Describes the circumstances surrounding the death of Rosemarie’s favorite older brother, Bud. The fact that her parents didn’t press charges against Bud’s killer informed Rosemarie’s belief in nonviolence. Charles Dock Freeney Sr. (“Bud”) death nonviolence Ella Lee Freeney (“Mama...
Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375586-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7558-6
... north), and elements of the African American mystic tradition—dreams, visions, and sight. death and dying African spirituality Ella Lee Harris Freeney (“Mama Freeney”) secrecy dreams ...
Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375586-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7558-6
... Rosemarie Freeney Harding Charles Dock Freeney Jr. rainstorm seasonal cycles ...