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18 Mar Posted by in • Jewelle Gomez | Comments Off on Boston Bound

Boston Bound

Boston Bound

I visited Boston this weekend to see some old friends.  There was a brief moment when I hoped for snow, just for old times sake, but realized I really needed to be back at work on Monday and even if we got snowed in the past was totally gone. We drove though my old neighborhood, […]

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08 Oct Posted by in • Jewelle Gomez | Comments Off on What is Biomythography?

What is Biomythography?

What is Biomythography?

My grandmother was a Hollywood star.  At least in my mind.  She was as glamorous as Dorothy Dandridge or Lauren Bacall.  She’d danced and sang in chorus lines in the 1930s and 40s, the lone Indian among the somewhat lighter-skinned ‘Negro’ chorines.  She’d faced down low-level mobsters in Boston’s South End and left an abusive […]

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