Feeding-the-Ghost

Feeding the Ghosts

'The sea is slavery.' Inspired by a true story, this suspenseful and moving book chronicles an incident of courage and rebellion that took place aboard a disease-riddled slave ship, the Zong, returning f...
The-Black-Jacobins

The Black Jacobins

The Black Jacobins: Toussaint L'Ouverture and the San Domingo Revolution by C. L. R. James is a classical study of the only successful slave revolt in history. Its a masterpiece of historical scholarship, astu...
Up-From-Slavery

Up From Slavery

"Ignorant and inexperienced, it is not strange that in the first years of our new life (after slavery) we began at the top instead of at the bottom; that a seat in Congress or the state legislature was more sou...