Doing Race and Class in Contemporary Black America
by John L. Jackson Jr.
University of Chicago Press
A must read for people with the nostalgia of the most famous
neighborhood in the world, where poverty, drugs and a handful of social ills
still plague its inhabitants.
The WPA Oklahoma
Slave Narratives By T. Lindsay Baker, Julie P. Baker ISBN: 0-8061-2859-3 Paperback
544 pages $29.95
These are fascinating stories of the memories of
ex-slaves, fourteen of which have never been published before. Although many
African Americans had relocated in Oklahoma after emancipation in1865, some
of the interviewees had been slaves of Cherokees, Chickasaws, Choctaws, or
Creeks in the Indian territory.
ZOOM: Carryin' it on
Photos and interviews by Desdemone Bardin
tribute to the work of photographer/photojournalist Desdemone Bardin.