Excavating an African American Family's Past in a Townhouse in Harlem

5/12/2017 - Professor of Sociology Bruce Haynes in the New York Times.

 In “Down the Up Staircase,” a memoir co-written with his wife, Syma Solovitch, a writer and former Harlem public school teacher, Haynes excavates his family’s past, tracing the changes wrought by the vicissitudes of time on three generations of his family as well as on their neighborhood.

Read the full story in the New York Times.

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