“Disassembling a myth—like destroying any refuge—is painful for everybody.”
—Toni Morrison


Rena Roderick remembers her great-grandmother vividly: she was her mother for the first seven years of her life and continued to be her main caretaker until Rena left Grenada for the United States as a young woman. Rena recently shared her memories of Ena, whose full name was Alexandrena Delzena Ena Roderique, with her daughter Lexie, who made this recording:


Photo by Lexie Roderick