DIGITAL: Black Loyalist

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About the project:

“Black Loyalist is a repository of historical data about the African American loyalist refugees who left New York between April and November 1783 and whose names are recorded in the Book of Negroes. In this first stage, the site concentrates on providing biographical and demographic information for the largest cohort, about 1000 people from Norfolk Virginia and surrounding counties.”

Explore the project: Black Loyalist – A repository of historical data on the African American loyalist refugees whose names are recorded in the Book of Negroes 1783.

DIGITAL: Pybus on Black Loyalists and “The Book of Negroes” | @NotEvenPast

From 2011, Cassandra Pybus on using The Book of Negroes and the digital resource Black Loyalists:

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BOOK: Pybus on Epic Journeys of Freedom

 

Pybus Epic Journeys

Cassandra Pybus, Epic Journeys of Freedom: Runaway Slaves of the American Revolution and Their Global Quest for Liberty. Boston: Beacon Press, 2007.

via Beacon Press:

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EDITED: Curry, Duke, and Smith on New Histories of the Black Diaspora

Dawne Y. Curry,, Eric D. Duke, and Marshanda A. Smith, eds. Extending the Diaspora: New Histories of Black People. 1st ed. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2009.

From University of Illinois Press:

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