Words + Links

Demanding Justice for Shahidul Alam.” Aperture, August 9, 2018.

For the Forgotten African-American Dead.New York Times, January 7, 2017.

My Inspiring Year Uncovering Forgotten African-American Graves.” Narrative.ly, August 31, 2016.

These Volunteers Have Been Cleaning Up Abandoned Black Cemeteries.” Buzzfeed, July 9, 2016.

Why Does This Old Cemetery Matter?” Reading the Pictures, May 10, 2016.

Race Trips.Colorlines. Seven-part series, with Erin Hollaway Palmer, July 8 to August 3, 2015.


Galway Kinnell, 1927-2014

The Pulitzer Prize winner, former Vermont poet laureate and field worker for the Congress of Racial Equality, US Navy veteran, Rhode Island native, died October 28, 2014.

You can listen to him read his poem Oatmeal.

Photo is from a 2011 Academy of American Poets event honoring Rose Styron in New York City.