Author Attica Locke: In America, We Walk ‘Side By Side’ With Our Past

Attica Locke is the author of Black Water Rising, The Cutting Season and Pleasantville, and has written for the Fox drama, Empire.

Locke’s novel Bluebird, Bluebird is set in Texas where her family roots stretch back to slavery. The family didn’t go north during the Great Migration, she explains: “We said: No, Texas is ours, too.”

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