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display_descriptionAn extraordinary look at privilege, discrimination, and the fallacy of post-racial America by Pulitzer Prize–winning cultural critic Margo Jefferson
 
National Bestseller
Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award
New York Times Notable Book

Jefferson takes us into an insular and discerning society: “I call it Negroland,” she writes, “because I still find ‘Negro’ a word of wonders, glorious and terrible.”
 
Margo Jefferson was born in 1947 into upper-crust black Chicago. Her father was head of pediatrics at Provident Hospital, while her mother was a socialite. Negroland’s pedigree dates back generations, having originated with antebellum free blacks who made their fortunes among the plantations of the South.
 
It evolved into a world of exclusive sororities, fraternities, networks, and clubs—a world in which skin color and hair...
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subject_facetAfrican American girls -- Illinois -- Chicago Region -- Social conditions -- 20th century
African American women -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Biography
African Americans -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Social life and customs -- 20th century
African Americans -- Race identity
Chicago (Ill.) -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century -- Anecdotes
Chicago Region (Ill.) -- Biography
Chicago Region (Ill.) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century -- Anecdotes
Elite (Social sciences) -- Illinois -- Chicago Region
Jefferson family
Jefferson, Margo, -- 1947- -- Childhood and youth
title_displayNegroland : a memoir
title_fullNegroland : a memoir / Margo Jefferson
Negroland A Memoir
title_shortNegroland
title_suba memoir
topic_facetAfrican American girls
African American women
African Americans
Biography & Autobiography
Childhood and youth
Elite (Social sciences)
History
Jefferson family
Jefferson, Margo
Multi-Cultural
Nonfiction
Race identity
Race relations
Social conditions
Social life and customs
Sociology