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I'm An Angry Black Woman. This Is What I Want White People To Know

1 month ago   |   By Huffington Post

This a photo of my great-grandfather, Booker Howze. I never met him. In fact, my dad never met him either. He passed away when my grandad was barely a teenager. Over the past few years, I've spent some free time trying to discover as much about my family history as possible, connecting dots of information across yellowed, torn sheets of paper that contain snippets of the people who came together and thus produced me. On one of the sheets of paper shown above is my great-grandfather's name. A Mississippi native who went North during the Great Migration, he was arrested in Allegheny County...
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