Yvette Johnson and 'Searching for Booker Wright'

2013-02-25 by

In this podcast, sociology professor Zeynep Kilic introduces writer Yvette Johnson. author of ‘Searching for Booker Wright.”

Johnson graduated from Northern Arizona University where she started The Booker Wright Project. In it, she researches the complicated life her grandfather lived in Greenwood, Miss., where he was a waiter in a “whites only” steakhouse as well as he owner of a restaurant on the “black” side of town.

Yvette Johnson is co-producer of “Booker’s Place: A Mississippi Story” and the author of “Searching for Booker Wright.”

This event was co-sponsored with the UAA Department of Sociology. It was recorded at the UAA Campus Bookstore on Feb. 20, 2013.

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For More Information:

The Booker Wright Project
UAA Campus Bookstore