The anthology, Slavery’s Descendants received a Fall 2018 Furthermore Grant from the J.M. Kaplan Fund.
Thanks to a research grant, I get to use the Special Collections at Louisiana State University. Go Tigers!
An excerpt from Finding Josephine won me a Sustainable Arts Foundation award for fall 2016
I’m interviewed on Canadian Broadcast Company radio show, Day 6 by Brent Bambury on “Why the Confederate Flag Flies in Brazil.”
I’m interviewed in The New York Times front-page story about Confederate History in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
In commemoration of the 400th anniversary of the arrival of the first Africans to be enslaved in what would become the United States, Jill Strauss and I will be speaking at Montclair Public Library on Tuesday, October 15th, 2019 at 7pm.
I’ll be discussing Slavery’s Descendants at Watchung Booksellers in Montclair, NJ on Thursday, June 6th, 2019 at 7pm. Please join me.
Jill Strauss and I will be speaking about Slavery’s Descendants at the Association for Conflict Resolution Greater New York Chapter and CUNY Dispute Center at John Jay College on May 2, 2019. The event is free and open to the public. Please click the link for more information.
I’ll be discussing Slavery’s Descendants along with contributor Karen Branan, and New York Times columnist Rachel Swarns at the Montclair Literary Festival on Saturday, March 23rd.
To celebrate TueNight’s 5 year anniversary, I’ll be reading with other TueNight contributors at the Invisible Dog, 51 Bergen Street, Brooklyn on Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at 6:30pm. Proceeds will benefit VoteRunLead, an organization that supports women running for office.
In celebration of Black History Month, I’ll be discussing the photo that began the search for my paternal family’s history at the YMCA of Montclair, Geyer Family Branch, 159 Glenridge Avenue, February 22nd at 7:00pm.