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Authors Bettina "Betty" Washington and daughter Fatima Washington.

New Book Tells One Woman’s Memories of a “Big Love”

Well, 84-year-old Bettina “Betty” Washington is having her say! The octogenarian is spilling all the juicy bits of her life, including her love affair with celebrated actor/director Ivan Dixon (“Raisin in the Sun,” “Nothing But [...]
Book cover of "Delta Jewels" by photojournalist Alysia Burton Steele.

Book Tells Inspiring Life Stories of Women of the Mississippi Delta

Feeling the emotional pull to reconnect to her grandmother’s wisdom and her African-American heritage, award winning photojournalist Alysia Burton Steele embarked on a personal mission to interview, photograph, and document Mississippi Delta women of her [...]