Where mysteries run deep… and solving them can cost your life.

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Dateline: Bronzeville is an illustrated mystery by Donald Brooks Jones featuring original artwork by award-winning media artist, Philip Mallory Jones.
Take a trip into mystery, through the eyes of your new American hero,

Runny Walker.

Their book reveals the rhythm of the streets and the musical language of the people. The story is as juicy and as fast as one of Runny Walker’s best columns - and the illustrations are stunning, original artworks that take you straight to the action, and the emotion, of Bronzeville.

Take a trip into history, get lost in the original art.

``Congratulations to you and your brother on the realization of such an arresting book! Some of the scenes reminded me of the work of painter Archibald Motley and are therefore, for my money, picture perfect.``
Kevin B. Leonard
University Archivist @ Northwestern University

We’ve packed a lot of punch into this little book.

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About the Authors

Donald Brooks Jones and Philip Mallory Jones are natives of Chicago. Their grandparents arrived in Bronzeville at the beginning of the Great Migration just before the Red Summer of 1919.

Donald lives, and writes, in Atlanta. His memoir, Little Did I Know: The Coming of Age of a Black Boomer, depicts his high school years as his family moved from Chicago to Memphis in the wake of the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Dateline: Bronzeville is his first work of fiction.

Philip is an internationally recognized media artist, innovator, and scholar. He has received commendations and support from many national and international organizations, including the National Endowment for the Arts, the Rockefeller Foundation, and the Ford Foundation.

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Read it. Experience it.

Dateline: Bronzeville.