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The Sleeping Car Porter

Posted on: July 30, 2023 at 12:15 pm, in

by Suzette Mayr It’s 1929. We ride the rails cross-country with R.T. Baxter, a young, gay, black man, who – despite his dislike of trains – has been a sleeping car porter for eight years, trying to save enough money to pay for dentistry school. As wealthy passengers took “the fastest train across the continent!” in comfort and luxury, their needs, wants, and impossible whims were […]