One Dies, Get Another: Convict Leasing in the American South
Matthew J. Mancini. One Dies, Get Another: Convict Leasing in the American South, 1866-1928. Columbia, S.C.: University of South Carolina Press, 1996. From H-Net, a book review by Garland Brinkley of the Department of Economics, School of Public Health at the University of California-Berkeley, on October, 1999 -- Several economic historians have asserted that African-Americans were better off in the aftermath of the Civil War. Ransom and Sutch's (1977) classic leisure for labor trade-off…
The Birth of Black America: The First African Americans and the Pursuit of Freedom at Jamestown
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Breaking the Curse of Willie Lynch: The Science Of Slave Psychology
Breaking the Curse of Willie Lynch: The Science Of Slave Psychology: Alvin Morrow: #BlackHistory About time, Breaking The Curse Of Willie Lynch is a book long overdue! The depth of this man Alvin Morrow's understanding on how the infamous Willie Lynch Slave making techniques forced me to probe slavery lingering effects on my own conscious. I guarantee that who ever reads this book will never again be the same.
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In 1921, freedom fighter William Pickens described the Mississippi River Valley as the American Congo. Nan Woodruff argues that the African Congo under Belgium's King Leopold II is an apt metaphor for
Jessica B. Harris serves up a satisfying 'High on the Hog'
Like many good meals, "High on the Hog" is both delicious and a bit of a mess. The book has trouble deciding what it wants to be: memoir, social history or food nonfiction.
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Never before published, the final work of one of America's greatest writers A Father's Law is the novel Richard Wright, acclaimed author of Black Boy and Native Son , never completed. Written during a
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The freedom of Jenny (Book, 2005) [WorldCat.org]
Get this from a library! The freedom of Jenny. [Julie Burtinshaw] -- Jenny Estes and her family escape the slavery of the Leopold plantation in 1840s Missouri and journey to Canada, but the path is filled with tragic loss and physical hardship.
No More Mr. Nice Guy: A Family Business -
No More Mr. Nice Guy: A Family Business Novel (Family Business Novels) by Carl Weber Ripped from the pages of his New York Times bestselling Family