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The Yellow House – Sarah M Broom

26 March 2020

The Yellow House is a story of East New Orleans, a forgotten part of the city, missing from maps handed out to tourists, and the story of Broom’s family. East New Orleans was built up after the Second World War and was the home to many of the African…


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Stories from the Stoop – Steve Bernstein

1 November 2019


Steve Bernstein brings us seven stories from his life in the Bronx in New York. A memoir that gives us a unique view of how it was to live and witness the changes in a mixed racial community during the tumultuous 1960s. His stories are well written and add…

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