Scottish West India. Kilts and coconuts.

Francine Piggott Butler
Delaware, OH

Piggot Road is in the Scottish District in Barbados. The oldest synagogue in the Western Hemisphere is also found in Barbados. My mother recently told me, “Oh, my grandfather wore a yamulke (kippah).” There’s a lot about my family history I don’t know. I’ve always identified as an African-American, but I may need to broaden my thinking.

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