Every Saturday afternoon a 9-year-old boy plunks down next to his father and together they listen. The radio dial properly adjusted, a broadcast of the Metropolitan Opera's production of Puccini's La Bohème begins. A… more>
Growing up in Iowa, Illeana Brothers once heard someone refer to "the little colored girl." But she was not aware that the reference was to her.
Later in life, she became aware of the implications of having a black… more>