VIDEO: Toni Morrison Discusses ‘A Mercy’

via NPR:

Set in the 1680s, when this country’s reliance on slavery as an economic engine was just beginning, ‘A Mercy’ explores the repercussions of an enslaved mother’s desperate act: She offers her small daughter to a stranger in payment for her master’s debt.

H/T: Andrea Roberts (@FreeBlackTX) on Twitter

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