A cultural autobiography
Pulitzer Prize-winning School of the Arts Professor Margo Jefferson has been a staff writer for The New York Times and Newsweek; her reviews and essays have appeared in New York Magazine, Grand Street, Vogue, Harper’s and elsewhere. Her book, On Michael Jackson, was published in 2006. Her new book, Negroland, which she calls a “cultural autobiography,” was recently published to much acclaim. It chronicles her experiences growing up among Chicago’s black elite.
To read more about Professor Jefferson, you can read a Q&A with her on Columbia News here.