1844, remember the date...

Elaine Showalter on a history of obscenity and censorship and the largely futile efforts of a US Postal Inspector; Ladee Hubbard on five years of Black Lives Matter and the myth of an egalitarian, post-racial America; Kassia St Clair on women, weaving and the rewriting of history


Books

Lust on Trial: Censorship and the rise of obscenity in the age of Anthony Comstock by Amy Werbel 

The Fire This Time: A new generation speaks about race, edited by Jesmyn Ward

My Brother Moochie: Regaining dignity in the face of crime, poverty and racism in the American South by Isaac J. Bailey  

The Golden Thread: How fabric changed history by Kassia St Clair  

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