Thornton was born in New York City and raised in Long Branch, New Jersey as the third of five children to Donald (1925-1983) and Itasker Thornton, where she ...
In 1997, a movie version of my memoir, The Ditchdigger's Daughters, aired on The Family Channel. And while the film covers only a fraction of the book, it was ...
But neither society nor its dismal predictions figured that the girls' father,
This memoir describes how, with seemingly unfailing energy and determination,
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Home. INTRODUCTION: In the 1950's and early 1960's, black women had two
choices for employment, a maid or a mammy.
A prominent black physician writes a memoir about her remarkable father who
lived to see his dreams of a better life for his children come true.
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Nevertheless, in 1950s Long Branch, New Jersey,