Summer of 2013, in the wake of three kidnappings, each involving young women of color, Brenda Stevenson offered these comments on ways histories of Atlantic slavery continue to reverberate in violence against women today: The brutal physical, psychological and sexual abuse that Ariel Castro inflicted on Michelle Knight, Amanda Berry, and Georgina DeJesus was typical … Continue reading ESSAY: Stevenson on the History of Slavery and Slavery Today
BOOK: Stevenson on Slave Family & Community in the U.S. South
African Diaspora, Ph.D. is revisiting scholarship that has shaped the study of people of African descent across time and place. Brenda E. Stevenson. Life in Black and White : Family and Community in the Slave South: Family and Community in the Slave South. New York: Oxford University Press, 1996. From Oxford University Press: Life in Black … Continue reading BOOK: Stevenson on Slave Family & Community in the U.S. South
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