How Sissieretta Jones, Celebrated Black Opera Singer, Enshrined Her Own Story

History has a way of burying gold. When diving deep into the past, searching for details of some Americans’ lives can be a fool’s errand, and the records of brilliant African Americans who lived centuries ago are often scant. For many of the greatest geniuses, it’s as if they never existed at all. My newest … Continue reading How Sissieretta Jones, Celebrated Black Opera Singer, Enshrined Her Own Story