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The Warmth of Other Suns

In Harlem, a Happy Reason to March

Stacy Parker Le Melle | Posted 09.19.2012 | New York
Stacy Parker Le Melle

At this weekend's "Literacy Across Harlem March, Book Donation and Celebration," Harlemites and anyone else who wants to participate can come out this Saturday and assert the importance of real, live books.

Blacks Trek South: Isabel Wilkerson's Take

The Root | Posted 10.30.2011 | Black Voices

The news from the 2010 census that African Americans are moving south in significant numbers prompted The Root to call Isabel Wilkerson, author of The...

6 Million African Americans And The U.S. Immigration Story

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Between 1915 and 1970, 6 million African Americans left the only homes they'd known in the American South in search of better lives and opportunities ...

Henry Louis Gates Interviews Isabel Wilkerson About Her Book On America's Great Migration (VIDEO) | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Isabel Wilkerson spent 10 years and interviewed more than 1,500 people to write The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration,...