It gets worse, folks. Do your homework on the history of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution (1920), and on the ongoing battle to dismantle full political enfranchisement of American women in the United States. Ignore the issues at your own risk.
This essay does more than eulogize Dr. White–it provides readers with a clear understanding and context with regard to the significance of her work. It also serves as a sad reminder to all of us of the reality of our existence as being temporary, despite the importance of the work we produce for the collective, however compelling. May she rest in peace and join the Ancestors in Paradise as they watch over us the living.
Dr. Cherie Ann Turpin interviews Madrina Angelique, who “is initiated in the Palo tradition as Madre Nganga of Munanso Centella Ndoki Nyuyo Malongo Corta Lima Cordosa, initiated by Chief Ololele Afolabi, godson of Tata Antonio Ali. She is also initiated in Santeria as Iyalorisha of Ile Ori Yemaya, initiated by Baba Ogun Solu, godson of Chief Bolu Fantunmise of the Ifa Orisha Cultural Cener in Nigeria and Atlanta. Born and raised in rural Georgia, she has immersed herself in the study and practice of traditional southern hoodoo since childhood.” From RootMamaConjure.com