"The magic in Rebecca’s blood is strong. Defying her Big Ma’s wishes, she combines her medical training and healing talents for a night of urgent house calls—at great personal risk."
Negro Folk Rhymes: Wise and Otherwise
The Annotated African American Folktales
Reclaims Stories Passed Down From Slavery The new anthology, edited by Henry Louis Gates Jr. and Maria Tatar, aims to make century-old stories — of flying Africans, quizzical animals and even Uncle Remus — available to new generations.