Black History Month Spotlight: Gee’s Bend Quilts

Just 256 miles away from where I live in Mississippi is a small, predominantly black hamlet called Boykin, AL. Perched in the twists and turns of the Alabama River, inspired by the bend in the river that surrounds Boykin, the area is often referred to by its nickname, Gee’s Bend. After emancipation in 1863, the area … Continue reading Black History Month Spotlight: Gee’s Bend Quilts