By Land, Made Kin

I'm often asked, "So, Mistinguette, what is the story of your own black relationship to land?"  Like the people I interview, I used to think I didn't have a Black/Land story. 

But on my way to visit a community in Alabama to listen to their stories, I discovered my own Black/Land story was waiting for me on the road to that destination.  You can read about it here, in the essay By Land, Made Kin in Emergence Magazine issue no.2