Erica Armstrong Dunbar writes:
Elizabeth S. Pryor, Colored Travelers: Mobility and the Fight for Citizenship before the Civil War. Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 2016.
via UNC Press:
Michael A. Ross, The Great New Orleans Kidnapping Case: Race, Law, and Justice in the Reconstruction Era. Oxford University Press, 2014.
On the book:
Christina Sharpe. In the Wake: On Blackness and Being. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2016.
via Duke Press:
Saidiya Hartman, “The Belly of the World: A Note on Black Women’s Labors.” Souls 18, no. 1 (2016): 166-173.
Jessica Millward, “Black Women’s History and the Labor of Mourning,” Souls 18 (2016): 161- 165
Millward on mourning and doing histories of enslaved and free women of African descent: