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Angela Flournoy, Margo Jefferson and Marcus Guillory: Class in the Black Community

Overview (from Folger’s Website) Margo Jefferson’s memoir Negroland is a meditation on race, sex, and American culture through the privileged prism of Chicago’s Black elite. Angela Flournoy, in her novel The Turner House, tells a multi-generational saga through the decline of Detroit’s East Side. Marcus Guillory’s Red Now and Laters gives us a coming-of-age story […]

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A Now & Later Man: Novelist Marcus Guillory

  On Becoming an Author Publishing a book feels like getting tapped for some secret society.  For the past seven years, anytime I was near a bookstore, I would go in, find the fiction section then have a moment of silence right at the spot where my book would be placed. I did this every […]

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