VIDEO: Audain on US Fugitive Slaves Mexico

Mekala Audain (Postdoctoral Fellow in History at Brown University) discusses her research following slaves who escaped from Louisiana to Spanish Texas in the early nineteenth century:

“Typically, when people think about the Underground Railroad, they think about slaves in the South escaping into the North. But as slavery expanded further south and eventually westward, the southern Underground Railroad is a byproduct of that….”

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