“Going down a rabbit hole.” People use this phrase to mean many different things. For anyone whose writing requires research,read more >
Many thanks to Quintard Taylor and BlackPast.org for inviting me to write an essay about A’Lelia Walker for Black Historyread more >
Anyone who knows me well, knows I’ve been working on a biography of A’Lelia Walker, my great-grandmother and namesake, forread more >
Today, July 11, on this anniversary of the Niagara Movement’s inaugural meeting in Buffalo, New York, I’m reminded of how discovering a distant personal connection to that event made an historical moment come alive for me. That connection begins with my grandmother’s November 1923 wedding.