Ya Mama’s Secret Past.

Ahead of Mother’s Day, we asked folks on the Twitters about the sordid details of their mothers’ pasts that they only discovered as they got older.


Gene "G.D." Demby is the founder and editor of PostBourgie. In his day job, he blogs about race and ethnicity for National Public Radio.He is a native of South Philly and reads and writes and runs and rants. You can follow him on Twitter or subscribe to him on Facebook.


  1. Nai says:

    My mom never married my dad.

    1. G.D. says:

      So you thought they were married? How’d you find out that they weren’t?

  2. My mom never told my stepdad my real dad had 4 wives and three concubines

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