Lewis Duiguid's Memoir To His Father; Getting To Know KU's Aquatic Beetle Expert
At 1215 South Jefferson Avenue in St. Louis, a red brick building housed a chemical plant, owned by a black man who always dreamed of running his own business on a city block full of black business owners. In a new memoir to his father, the owner of Du-Good Chemical whose dreams became a reality, Kansas City writer Lewis Diuguid takes us back to that city block where he grew up.
Plus, how a favorite childhood pastime of catching bugs became an academic career for one KU grad student.
- Lewis Diuguid, author, Our Fathers: Making Black Men
- Stephen Baca, graduate student, KU Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology