Undergraduate Researcher-Artist Explores Slavery, Race, and the Narratives Surrounding the Black Body
Through ethnographic interviews with Black mothers and archival research, my hope is to bear witness to the voices that have been drowned out and turned into statistics. - from the Abstract of "Into My Mother's Womb: The Violence of Narration
Grace-Lynn Bridges '21 is a researcher, a storyteller, a poet and a painter. Her honors thesis, an ethnographic project around issues of slavery, race, and the narratives surrounding the black body, draws upon all of those skills.