Mama Johnson and Maggie receive a letter from Dee saying she is coming home for the first time in years. As Dee arrives she looks different with all of her vibrant clothes; she explains she is a new woman. Dee and her friend, Hakim-A-Barber, both have converted to Muslim. Dee looks around her old home and asks to keep everyday items as art. Eventually she goes to the quilts their grandmother stitched and Dee doesn’t want Maggie to have them, because she
thinks she doesn’t her heritage. Mama Johnson takes th...
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