Black History Month Memoirs From journals of former slaves to family histories to modern day personal narratives, the memoir has a long history in African-American literature. Every week during Black History Month, authors will join Tell Me More to discuss new memoirs.

From Rural Farm To Capitol Hill, Step By Step

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Black People: Naturally Cool?

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'Panther Baby,' From Prisoner To Professor

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NPR producer John Asante visits the Tetteh Quarshie Cocoa Farm in the eastern region of Ghana during his first trip to the West African nation. Martin Ackon hide caption

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Destination Ghana: A Son's First Trip Home

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CNN Executive On Troubled Family Past

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Comedian Baratunde Thurston On 'How To Be Black'

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A Memoir Should Be More Than A History Lesson

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