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Chasing Me To My Grave: An Artist’s Memoir of the Jim Crow South by Winfred Rembert


“Black History Month may be over, but keep it going into the rest of 2023 starting with this powerful memoir of an artist born into Jim Crow-era Georgia. Winfred Rembert faced an attempted lynching and imprisonment in a chain gang for almost a decade for daring to march for his own civil rights. He turned to art to deal with his trauma. The result? Vibrant paintings of Black life in the south.”–Syd, Main Library

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