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Follow Lauret as she embarks on her newest endeavor: “On the River’s Back: A History of Landscape and Mixed Heritage in the Chesapeake Tidewater and Piedmont.”
Op-Eds & Other Writings
In addition to her regular column contributions to Terrain.org, Lauret pens guest blog posts, op-eds, magazine articles, and more. Read on.
Willard W. Savoy
On April 6, 1949, a young “Negro” published his first novel to great fanfare. The book deals with racial hatred and the decision of an embittered “mulatto” boy-becoming-a-man to “pass” or not in segregated America. This young man was my father, Willard Wilson Savoy.