Roland L. Freeman,“A Communion of the Spirits;African-American Quilters, Preservers,
and Their Stories”
Roland L. Freeman Gallery
Quilts of Gee's Bend Catalog
Brief history of African American Narrative Quilts on Prof Susurro’s Blog
Kyra E. Hicks - Black Threads - An African American Quilting Sourcebook (website)
The Prayer Flag Project Blog
Spirit Cloth (beautiful blog)
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