Noire Histoir Posts

I was actually a bit surprised when I finally picked up “We’re Going to Need More Wine” and began reading. Now it’s not “War and Peace” but “We’re Going to Need More Wine” touches on several deep issues with regards to gender, race, sexual assault, and sexuality among other topics that I really didn’t expect to be covered. Granted there’s also the expected discussion of dating, Hollywood gossip, tales of life on set. What you might expect from a Hollywood memoir but the book isn’t nearly as superficial as I assumed it would be.

Books

A profile of the Whitelaw Hotel which was established in 1919 and developed, designed, and financed by Black professionals.

Historical Profile

On this episode of the career interview series, we are joined by Hazel Watson a Clinical Care Associate (CCA) from Berbice, Guyana. Hazel’s passion for healthcare was sparked as a kid when she saw an ambulance and paramedics respond to an accident. She shares the alternative career path she took after her original education and career plans went off track.

Career Interview

A profile of Marian Wright Edelman, the first Black woman admitted to the Mississippi State Bar and Founder of the Children’s Defense Fund (CDF).

Historical Profile

Located on Auburn Avenue, the Apex Museum focuses on local Black history and details the story of Atlanta’s historically black Sweet Auburn Avenue neighborhood. Atlanta is located in the South and the museum certainly doesn’t shy away from the city’s controversial past. But what sets the museum apart from others is that it is completely focused on the history and experiences of Black people from a Black perspective.

Places