BLOGROLL: Twenty Negro or Overseer Law?: Ideas for the Classroom – The Journal of the Civil War Era

John Sacher discusses how to use the “Twenty Negro” exemption in the classroom when teaching about the U.S. Civil War:

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AUDIO: Joe Madison w/ Erica Armstrong Dunbar on “Never Caught”

Joe Madison speaks with author Erica Armstrong Dunbar, about her book, “Never Caught: The Washingtons’ Relentless Pursuit of Their Runaway Slave, Ona Judge.” Taped in the wake of and with commentary on Charlottesville.

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BLOGROLL: Weber on Prison Records from US Colonial Rule in the Philippines – Archive Journal

Benjamin D. Weber on the prison records from the first decade of US colonial rule in the Philippines from 1902-1912:

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AUDIO: LeFlouria on Black Women Convict Laborers in the New South

Talitha LeFlouria on Working History, the Southern Labor Studies Association podcast, discusses convict labor in the U.S. South:

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ARTICLE: Holden on African-American Children and the Southampton Rebellion of 1831

Vanessa M. Holden. “Generation, resistance, and survival: African-American children and the Southampton Rebellion of 1831.” Slavery & Abolition pp. 1-47 (2017)

Abstract:

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SOURCE: Nat Turner and the Southampton Revolt

August 21st marks the start of the Southampton revolt. On this day, Nat Turner and other enslaved rebels met to plan their revolt. The revolt itself began the next day (August 22) and lasted less than 48 hours. 

Read on for the 1831 report from the Richmond Enquirer:

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BLOGROLL: V Books Interviews Tera Hunter on Bound in Wedlock

Vibe interviews Tera Hunter on her new book, Bound in Wedlock: Slavery and Free Black Marriage in the Nineteenth Century (Harvard University Press):

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