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Featured Iron Butterfly: Mame Kwayie
Mame Kwayie allowed people to mispronounce her name for many years. Friends and colleagues pronounced it the way Mamie Eisenhower did (May-Mee.)
A few years into her professional career, Mame had an epiphany. She decided she needed to embrace her Ghanaian name, which was a tribute to her paternal grandmother. It is pronounced (Mah-May.)
Click here to read the rest of Mame’s powerful story of evolution of her cultural identity.
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