telling-our-stories:-the-longstanding-tradition-of-quilting

Telling our stories: the longstanding tradition of quilting

By Tashi McQueen, AFRO Political Writer, tmcqueen@afro.com Throughout history, African Americans have been forcefully silenced from their natural inclination to express their culture, needs and desires. Quilting was and continues to be a way for Black people, Black women especially, to memorialize moments that are important to Black culture or a specific Black family. “Quilting