Black History in the Last Frontier

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Readings from the book “Black History in the Last Frontier”, written by Ian C. Hartman and performed by himself and other local Anchorage residents. These recordings were made possible by the NAACP.

The Forward, written and performed by Ed Wesley

This page features the full reading of the forward, written and performed by Ed Wesley. You will also find an excerpt of the forward that aired on KSKA on February 7th, 2022.

Chapter 5: Civil Rights Under the Northern Lights

Readings from the book “Black History in the Last Frontier”, written by Ian C. Hartman and performed by himself and other local Anchorage residents....

The introduction, written and read by Ian C. Hartman

This page features the full reading of the introduction, written and performed by Ian C. Hartman. You will also find an excerpt of the introduction that aired on KSKA on February 14th, 2022.

Chapter 2: Black Life in the Gold Rush Era, read by Margo Bellamy

Readings from the book “Black History in the Last Frontier”, written by Ian C. Hartman and performed by himself and other local Anchorage residents. These recordings were made possible by the NAACP.

Chapter 4: Statehood and the Cold War

This page features the entire reading of Chapter 4: Statehood and the Cold War, performed by Cal Williams.