I’m always thinking about how black people survive.
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National Book Award winner Jesmyn Ward, author of the recent memoir Men We Reaped, speaks candidly about handling grief, exploring place, and "the fragile balance of writing accurately without perpetuating stereotypes and archetypes...
In her memoir, 'Men We Reaped,' Jesmyn Ward writes about her upbringing in a poor Mississippi family and the violent, early deaths of five young men who were close to her. Jesmyn Ward's heart-wrenching new memoir, "Men We Reaped," i...
What I learned of Black History when I was younger was personal, built on a family history of resistance
An extended interview with Jesmyn Ward, whose novel "Salvage the Bones" won the 2011 National Book Award.