Author: Tami

Goodbye and thank you

I can’t believe how quickly these two weeks have passed. There are at least two original posts that I had hoped to write, but now, alas, my time as a guest blogger is up. I have enjoyed contributing to this…

Raising the dead

originally published at What Tami Said I’ve been trying to raise the dead. With faded photographs, copied records, old death certificates, family hearsay and e-mails from long-lost cousins. I am an amateur family historian. And this is what I do.…

Are black women too religious to get married?

As I’ve previously blogged here, the media has a not-so-subtle obsession with the love lives of single black women. Recently, CNN.com added more fuel to the fire, pondering, “Does the church keep black women single?” We’ve already learned from the…

Hello…it’s me

I started my blog What Tami Said three years ago because I missed writing for my own pleasure. I missed playing with words. I had done so little of this since college. Also, as a progressive black woman, I often…