The Grace of Silence: A Memoir
She was interviewed while at 10th annual National Book Festival, held on the National Mall. The program began with programming notes.
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Michele Norris talked about her book, The Grace of Silence: A Memoir (Pantheon, 2010). Her examination of her family’s racial perceptions focused on her maternal grandmother’s short career as a traveling “Aunt Jemima,” which always embarrassed her mother, and her father’s shooting by a white policeman in Alabama in 1946 soon after Belvin Norris, Jr., was honorably discharged from the navy.
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