When you labor over a project for years–or a decade!–there’s no greater pleasure than sending it off into the world. Yet, the work is hardly finished as promoting a book is time-consuming. Thankfully, North of Dixie garnered some fantastic press and I was honored to speak at the Library of Congress, the Schomburg Center in New York, Read more about Giving Thanks: 14 Months Worth of North of Dixie Coverage[…]
Ever since I began researching Milwaukee’s tumultuous civil rights era a decade ago, I have been trying to learn more about police surveillance and photographers there. Well, imagine the surprise when I received an email about a preview of CNN’s Bill Weir: States of Change. The Milwaukee native’s piece is interesting in of itself, but I couldn’t Read more about Surveillance and civil rights in Milwaukee[…]
North of Dixie dropped nearly six months ago. Short of getting married and becoming a father, nothing matches the satisfaction of speaking at world-class research libraries or spotting my book for sale at the new National Museum of African American History and Culture. […]
I am incredibly excited to share “Photographing Civil Rights, Up North and Beyond Dixie,” the New York Times Lens blog review of my new book. Scholar and curator, Maurice Berger, provides an insightful overview and a gallery of compelling pictures. What a wonderful way to kick off the press for North of Dixie! Read more about Maurice Berger reviews North of Dixie for the New York Times[…]
My trip to the J. Paul Getty Museum in 2015.
Welcome to my new North of Dixie website and blog. I am excited to share stories about my book, reviews and articles, and some insights about the photography. I would love to hear your thoughts and reactions, so please do not hesitate to reach out.