Being Somebody and Black Besides: An Untold Memoir of Midcentury Black Life

by George B. Nesbitt

Zeb Larson BA ’10 coedits George B. Nesbitt’s immersive multigenerational memoir that recounts the hopes, injustices, and triumphs of a Black family fighting for access to the American dream in the 20th century. University of Chicago Press, 2021. 360 pages.