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Privilege And Pressure: A Memoir Of Growing Up Black And Elite In 'Negroland'

September 8th, 2015

Episode 235 of 550 episodes

In her memoir, Negroland, Margo Jefferson describes growing up black and affluent in 1950s Chicago. Jefferson tells Fresh Air it was a world of sophistication — and snobbery.

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