Aunt Haggie’s children

Aunt Haggie’s children

On a recent visit with a 90 year old cousin, she became annoyed with the imprudent behavior of her fellow church members in preparation for Sunday service. Instead of using the N word to describe their ignorant behavior, she called them “aunt Haggie’s children.” I questioned her about that term. She said, “in college, at Livingstone, the then President said that ignorant blacks acted like they were still slaves, or “aunt Haggie’s children. ” I began using the term. And I encourage all to replace the N word and callout aunt Haggie’s children whenever you see or hear one and stomp out ignorance.

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