Morgan Jerkins author of This Will Be My Undoing joins the podcast today to discuss her newest books Wandering in Strange Lands: A Daughter of the Great Migration Reclaims Her Roots. Morgan shares details of the evolution of the book, the complex relationships between Black and Indigenous people, and how the lack of documentation has helped to obscure Black histories.
The Stacks Book Club selection for August is Sula by Toni Morrison, we will discuss the book with Brit Bennett on August 26th.
- Wandering in Strange Lands by Morgan Jerkins
- This Will Be My Undoing by Morgan Jerkins
- Columbia School of the Arts
- Get Out (Jordan Peele, 2017)
- AMC Magic Johnson Harlem 9 (Harlem, NY)
- Kerri Greenidge
- Kendra Fields
- Gullah Gullah Island (Nickelodeon)
- “#PublishingPaidMe and a Day of Action Reveal an Industry Reckoning” (Concepción de León and Elizabeth A. Harris, The New York Times)
- Watchmen (HBO, 2019)
- Tulsa Race Massacre
- The Case for Reparations (Ta-Nehisi Coates, The Atlantic)
- The Trail of Tears
- Still Processing (The New York Times)
- “Reparations for Aunt Jemima!” (Still Processing, The New York Times)
- Nocturne at Bethesda by Arna Bontemps
- Self Control App
- The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wilkerson
- Wayward Lives, Beautiful Experiments by Saidiya Hartman
- Mules and Men by Zora Neale Hurston
- Tell My Horse by Zora Neale Hurston
- Men We Reaped by Jesmyn Ward
- Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
- Song of Solomon by Toni Morrison
- Barracoon by Zora Neale Hurston
- Sula by Toni Morrison
- Jazz by Toni Morrison
- The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead
- The White Card by Claudia Rankine
- Hunger by Roxane Gay
- Difficult Women by Roxane Gay
- Salvage the Bones by Jesmyn Ward
- Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward
- Heavy by Kiese Laymon
- Rachel Kaadzi Ghansah
- “Ghansah’s ‘Explainers’ Goes to RH” (Rachel Deahl, Publisher’s Weekly)
To support The Stacks and find out more from this week’s sponsors, click here.
To contribute to The Stacks, join The Stacks Pack, and get exclusive perks, check out our Patreon page. We are beyond grateful for anything you’re able to give to support the production of this show. If you prefer to do a one time contribution go to paypal.me/thestackspod.
The Stacks participates in affiliate programs. We receive a small commission when products are purchased through links on this website, and this comes at no cost to you. This in no way effects opinions on books and products reviewed here. For more information click here.