mem-noir: [mem-nwär] NOUN, A memoir, written in vignettes or verse, concerned with being a person of the Black race within the context of a specified subject, time period, or circumstance. Visual art or photographs, especially biographical in nature, are often incorporated.
Disrupt/ed (a mem-noir)
a Black woman’s memory of her childhood confidence
and the racist tide she swam against in suburban 1970s America
Disrupt/ed (a mem-noir) is Pamela Woolford's upcoming illustrated memoir in verse in which she explores her early childhood in a planned integrated American town, amidst America's legacy of enslavement of Black people. The book is a child's eyes view of Black pride and liberal racism in 1970s suburban America. For book launch, early reviews, and more, click the "Read More" button below.