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Brad King hosts The Downtown Writers Jam Podcast, a discussion with writers about the terrible things in life that led them to join the ranks of the weird and the writerly.

May 14, 2020

Episode 57: Dr. Hilary Green: On this episode of the Jam, Brad and author Dr. Hilary Green talk the importance of oral culture and the difficulty of tracking down those shared stories. The driving force of that discussion, Hilary's book, Educational Reconstruction: African American Schools in the Urban South, 1865-1890, which grew out of her research into the stories and data that history texts have forgotten. And that research came—in part—from a question her mother asked!