Jane Lazarre is a prize-winning writer of fiction and non-fiction. Her most recent novel is Inheritance. Other novels include Some Place Quite Unknown, The Powers of Charlotte, and Worlds Beyond My Control. Her memoirs include The Mother Knot, On Loving Men, Beyond the Whiteness of Whiteness: Memoir of a White Mother of Black Sons, Wet Earth, and Dreams: A Narrative of Grief and Recovery. She is currently working on a memoir about her father, The Communist and the Communist’s Daughter. For more, go to JaneLazarre.com.
Articles by this author
Monday, February 16, 2015
On the Problems of Breathing in America
For Adam and Khary Black bodies swingin' in the summer breeze strange fruit hangin' from the poplar trees It was 1969 and 1973, both times in early fall, when I first saw your small bodies, rose and tan, and fell in love for the second and third time with a black body , as it is named, for my first...