Dr. Tyler D. Parry Interview (Part 3)
Dear H-CivWar Subscribers,
Today we feature the next part of an author interview with Dr. Tyler D. Parry, the author of Jumping The Broom: The Surprising Multicultural Origins of a Black Wedding Ritual (UNC Press). The conversation goes in-depth on battles African Americans faced over the legitimacy of their unions, and its connections to public memory.
Tyler D. Parry is Assistant Professor of African American and African Diaspora Studies at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
Holly A. Pinheiro, Jr. is an Assistant Professor of African American History at Augusta University. He is the author of the forthcoming book, The Families' Civil War.