It’s just really sad to see her in this light and I really wish that article hadn’t been published because this isn’t the way to introduce her legacy to a new generation.
It’s hard to judge a situation that I’ve never experienced, but all I can say is that if her husband is truly exploiting his wife’s name, then that’s beyond tragic.
It doesn’t matter if she’s a White woman, although I won’t pretend that there isn’t a part of me that’s resentful.
B. Smith deserves to live out her days with the dignity and grace that she put on display before she was felled by her illness.
And judging by the photos — she’s still got it!