Virtual Evening with Sarah M. Broom, Author of The Yellow House, September 24, 2020

During this program, author Sarah M. Broom discussed her award-winning book The Yellow House with historian Leslie M. Harris. The Yellow House centers around Broom’s childhood home, a yellow shotgun house in New Orleans East, which was ultimately destroyed in Hurricane Katrina. Through this intimate examination of family life, Broom highlights the lesser-known history of New Orleans East and explores themes of race, inequality, erasure, and resistance.