The Story of Blues Legend Ma Rainey

| By Andrea Drouillard | I confess. I’ve given into guilty-pleasure binge-watching during the pandemic: Schitt’s Creek, Selling Sunset, and Tiger King, to name a few. I’ve also enjoyed period pieces, such as Bridgerton and Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom. Period pieces always leave me wanting to know more. So I set out to learn more … Read more

Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

| By Traci Cothran | What I love most about our Gale resources is the depth of the content. There’s always something new to learn—usually, a lot of things! This point was driven home when I did a few searches of “Ma Rainey” and “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom” in our Gale content after seeing the … Read more