NCMAE #5 – Bennie Louise Carter

NCMAE #5 – Bennie Louise Carter Sometimes I wonder if anyone will think about me when I’m dead. I think about my paternal grandmother Bennie Louise Carter and wonder did she ever think the same thing. I wonder if she wondered? And I wonder if she knows how much I

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NCMAE #4 – School and Jobs

NCMAE #4 – School and Jobs “I never sent my kids to school. Nope not one day. I never believed in sending them to school. I sent them to work. I told them education was their job. You’re being trained. You go there and you arrive on time. You do your

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NCMAE #3

“Hey Grandma” “Hi baby. Took you a while huh?” “Yea I had to take the long way, it took forever.” “Nothing wrong with taking the long way. Sometimes that’s the best path.” “Is it?” “I remember growing up in Georgia. Me and my brothers and sisters would pick anything: butterbeans,

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NCMAE #2 – Back, Black, and Better Than Before

Time. Time stops for no one. This lapse in communication actually stimulated productivity. I have a new job, I’ve moved to Brooklyn, I’m happy. My new project was entirely inspired by someone who has impacted my life since day one. She helped to shape my thinking and I’ve elected to

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