The Library of Congress
Photograph by LaShawn Blake


Check out a list of my favorite biographies on the Pima County Public Library website: “Historical Biographies That Captivate and Entertain!”

From 2010 to 2015, I was the archivist for the Civil Rights History Project, a joint oral history project at the Library of Congress and Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History. While working on the project, I wrote the following blog posts and essays:

Essays on the collection:

Blog posts on the Civil Rights History Project and American Folklife Center:

An article on the history of the song “We Shall Overcome” for the Library of Congress Magazine (p. 8-9):

I have also written many book reviews in social sciences, African American history, biography, and memoir for Library Journal for over ten years.