Bigmama Didn't Shop at Woolworth's
Bigmama Didn't Shop At Woolworth's is a memoir by Sunny Nash about life during the Civil Rights Movement. It was chosen as an Association of American University Presses Book for Understanding U.S. Race Relations. The book was also recommended by the Miami-Dade Public Library System for Native American Collections.
The book, still in print and collected worldwide, consists of a collection of articles from Nash's newspaper column in The Houston Chronicle (Sunday Edition of Texas Magazine in the State Lines Section).A selection from Nash's column, "A Mission Completed For Doll," was published in the collection State Lines, edited by Ken Hammond, illustrated by Rolf Laub, with a foreword by Leon Hale. The selection was also published in Nash's book.The book was included in The Writers Harvest: The National Reading to Benefit Hunger and Poverty.Based on the book, Melody Graulich presented the paper, "The Spaces of Segregation," at the American Studies Association Annual Meeting.
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