1 edition of Across the Tracks found in the catalog.
Source title: Across the Tracks: Remembering Greenwood, Black Wall Street, and the Tulsa Race Massacre
|Statement||Abrams ComicArts - Megascope|
|Publishers||Abrams ComicArts - Megascope|
|LC Classifications||May 04, 2021|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 121 p. :|
|Number of Pages||42|
nodata File Size: 9MB.
The only issues I had were that it was a little hard to read in eformat at times and that it is quite superficial. I liked how honest the hero was about what he wanted and the maturity of their interactions once they came together. It sold out ages ago, a sure sign that in their 6th year they are doing everything right. In Across the Tracks, Little introduced the country to a new line of wagons, all stamped with the name PADUCAH. E ARC provided by Edelweiss Plus This graphic history tells the story of the thriving community of Greenwood in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
" When the one begins straigtening himself out by becoming a high school track star, the other is jealous and retreats into alcohol. I was surprised that Barnes and Noble has this listed a book recommended for those between 12 and 18. The Brass Rail just before it was torn down.
This graphic novel is a great way to tell the story of so many amazing Black people creating a space to thrive during a time where the country was against them. Outside of the industrial nature of Littleville, it brought a constant influx of life and movement as our nation discovered the convenience and speed of Across the Tracks travel. I learned about a shocking and sadly neglected aspect of American history. This story reads like an essay on race relations where bullet points in the essay are illustrated through the prism of a White male, an upper middle class Public Defender who becomes a State Senator and A lower middle class equally well educated Black female, who leaves her teaching job to become a community organizer and lobbying on behalf of minority students.
I loved how he always had her back no matter what and would not let anyone dishonour her. Two brothers: one a drug-dealing layabout, while the other is a hardworking "model son. Several Black business owners, entrepreneurs, and real-estate investors had a vision for a community that could be sustained entirely without white businesses, and they went about creating a thriving town with grocery stores, entertainment venues, mortgage offices, banks, and just about everything else you need in a town.
This traveled along the negro-whisperstream and a group of Black men arrived at the jail to ensure that Rowland would not be lynched. Not too much here in terms of depth but it's well directed and has some funny over the top "I'm ACTING!!!!!!!! Crawford For most Paducah residents, Littleville is an out-of-the-way part of town—if Across the Tracks can even identify where it is. I grew up 20 miles away from Greenwood and the closest I ever came to learning anything about the events were when it was called a 'Race Riot' and even then only whispers of it, not anything that was in the school curriculum.
I have to admit that I was pleasantly surprised to see that, while Rich was prejudiced, he wasn't necessarily a neo-nazi who decided that, "Oh, black people are okay because I want to bang this black woman. I love that this author does write her stories around real issues.
It spoke about the people who helped create the prosperous town and the businesses that helped it grow.
What I still don't get is Lisa's friend Donny and his issues.