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For today only, donate $50 or more and get our limited-edition LARB Tea Towel designed by Mads Gobbo.
Tea Towel

Gayle Wald

Gayle Wald is Chair and Professor of English at George Washington University. She is author of two books, including Shout, Sister, Shout!, a biography of the gospel-rock trailblazer Sister Rosetta Tharpe. Her current project is a cultural biography of Soul!, the PBS TV show (1968-73) that televised the revolution, bringing African, African American, and Afro-Latino musicians, artists, and activists with radical sensibilities to the network known for shows like Civilisation and Masterpiece Theatre.