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Holly Baker, Julian Chambliss
During the 2019 Zora Neale Hurston Festival of Arts and Humanities, Holly Baker spoke to The Honorable Edward Jones. Jones is the seventh and current mayor of Grambling, Louisiana, one of the historic black communities that founded the Historic Black Towns and Settlement Alliance (HBTSA).
This episode is part of the Every Tongue Got to Confess podcast series, which is produced by Dr. Julian Chambliss (Michigan State University) and Holly Baker (University of Central Florida).
The podcast series consists of interviews with participants in the annual Zora Neale Hurston Festival of the Arts and Humanities. The purpose of the podcast series is to explore the experiences and stories of communities of color through the words of Festival attendees.
University of Central Florida
Grambling Louisiana, Black Communities, Black Towns
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Baker, Holly, and Julian Chambliss. 2019. "410 - Mayor Edward Jones on the Zora Festival and the Legacy of Black Agency." Podcast audio. Every Tongue Got to Confess: A Podcast about Communities of Color, Inspired by the Zora Neale Hurston Festival of the Arts and Humanities. University of Central Florida. 2019. [URL once assigned]