Nomination: Negroland: A Memoir

negrolandJefferson, Margo. Negroland: A Memoir. 2015. 248p. Pantheon Books, $25.00 (978-0-3073-7845-3). Gr. 9 and up.

Reflecting on her experiences growing up in the world of Chicago’s upper class black society in the 1960s, theatre critic and writer Jefferson explores the evolving intersections between racism, classism, and sexism in American society with particular attention to the discrimination and challenges faced by black women.

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