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The Warmth of Other Suns: Bk Review

Posted on 07 October 2010 (3)

Isabel Wilkerson’s The Warmth of Other Suns – The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration is a great narrative journalism saga, told through the stories of three African Americans — who were among the millions of Southern Blacks who went North (one in 30s, one in 40s, one in 50s) to escape white supremacist threats […]

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Recommended Reading

Posted on 09 September 2010 (3)

Here are a dozen fiction and non-fiction books that my husband Jon and I read this summer and want to share. We read most of them during two Reading Weekends, when we go away to simply read. Here’s what we read in a sweet little B & B called Acorn’s Hope Great Barrington (MA).   […]

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Four Reviews of Books About Racism in the U.S.

Posted on 06 April 2009 (3)

The Soiling of Old Glory: The Story of a Photograph That Shocked America, by Louis P. Masur (Bloomsbury Press, 2008) focuses on Boston Herald freelance photographer’s photos of a Black passerby, attorney Ted Landsmark, being attacked by anti-busing protesters,

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