How did this project come about? “In some of the articles that I’ve done over the years, I keep pointing out, Hey, this needs to be done when it comes to African-American heritage—specifically, pre-integration schools. Then I realized, you know, no one’s doing it in a concerted way. Maybe I should just step up and try to give it my best shot. So, I thought a book would be one way to catalyze that effort.”Were there any stories that surprised you? “The Black Razorbacks surprised me—still surprise me.