Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 20110225, 20111014
Isabel Wilkerson, author of THE WARMTH OF OTHER SUNS; THE EPIC STORY OF AMERICA'S GREAT MIGRATION talks about writing this book that stemmed from over 1,200 interviews with many generations of African-Americans.
In this archive recording, the late essayist and short story writer James Alan McPherson (1943-2016) talks about his life as a writer, father, teacher, traveler, and much more. Born and raised in Savannah, Georgia, McPherson graduated with degrees...
We go to the archives to revisit a program that examines important African-American writers, beginning with the 18th century's Phillis Wheatley and concluding with former U.S. Poet Laureate Rita Dove. This show also features the late Margaret Walk...
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