Grandmothers change appearances, but not roles

September 15, 2017 Dalinda Ifill 0

Dalinda Ifill-PressatGrandmothers are often sit at the core of African-American families, as the respected matriarch. While the fundamental role grandmothers have in African American culture is still notable in present-day grandmothers, the image changed. The physical representation of a grandmother has evolved to represent a glamorous way of life – a way of life that embraces the 21st century phenomenon of being a “glam-ma.”