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Features

Sunday, January 23 2011

The Best Non-Fiction of 2010

PopMatters' writers (a margin-friendly, iconoclastic bunch, for the most part) cast their nets far beyond the world of culture-production to capture some of the best non-fiction books published in 2010.


Reviews

Monday, October 4 2010

'The Warmth of Other Suns': A Time When the Bible Itself Was Segregated

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Isabel Wilkerson's powerful narrative is vital to understanding the plight of African Americans, vital to understanding the United States, and should not be ignored.


News

Friday, November 4 2011

Isabel Wilkerson dramatizes story of African-Americans who fled the South

CHICAGO — Ida Mae Brandon Gladney, a sharecropper’s wife, fled Mississippi in fear for her life after a relative was falsely accused of turkey stealing,


Thursday, February 10 2011

Author studies black migration to the North

When Miles Davis' parents left Arkansas, they were among the early African-American migrants to leave the South for better opportunities in the North. If they


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