Catherine E. McKinley


Catherine E. McKinley is a curator and writer whose books include the critically acclaimed Indigo, a journey along the ancient indigo trade routes in West Africa, and The Book of Sarahs, a memoir about growing up Black and Jewish in the 1960s-80s. She's taught creative nonfiction writing at Sarah Lawrence College and Columbia University. The McKinley Collection, featured here, is a personal archive representing African photographies from 1870 to the present. She lives in New York City.


Afrekete: An Anthology of Black Lesbian Writing

Catherine E. McKinley


The African Lookbook: A Visual History of 100 Years of...

Catherine E. McKinley