Apr 22

Johnny’s Story

By Mary Sue Rabe | Race Relations , Stories

Forgiveness Freed Me from Decades of Burden Did you ever make an innocent mistake as a child that grew to haunt you as an adult? That’s what happened to me. I grew up in a plantation-like environment. There were many African American people who worked for my family, and they were not treated equally in […]

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Dec 12

Rodee

By Mary Sue Rabe | Race Relations , Stories

Rodee

Rodee was like a second mother to me as she was our housekeeper and my closest companion for the first nine years of my life. She was my best friend and I think that I was closer to her than to my own mother when I was little.  She started working for my family shortly before I was born.

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