Berry and Morgan: #Blacklivesmatter Till They Don’t: Slavery’s Lasting Legacy

"We live in a nation that has yet to grapple with the history of slavery and its afterlife." - Daina Ramey Berry and Jennifer L. Morgan In an essay for The American Prospect, slavery scholars Daina Ramey Berry and Jennifer L. Morgan place #blacklivesmatter protests around the world in context with "the historical value of … Continue reading Berry and Morgan: #Blacklivesmatter Till They Don’t: Slavery’s Lasting Legacy

AUDIO: Berry and Harris on Urban Slavery | 15 Minute History

    Daina Ramey Berry and Leslie Brown discuss urban slavery in the United States on 15 Minute History: "When most people think about slavery in the United States, they think of large agricultural plantations and picture slaves working in the fields harvesting crops. But for a significant number of slaves, their experience involved working … Continue reading AUDIO: Berry and Harris on Urban Slavery | 15 Minute History

REF: Berry and Alford’s Encyclopedia of Enslaved Women in America

Daina Ramey Berry and Deleso A. Alford, eds. Enslaved Women in America: An Encyclopedia. Westport, CT: Greenwood, 2012. via Greenwood: This singular reference provides an authoritative account of the daily lives of enslaved women in the United States, from colonial times to emancipation following the Civil War. Through essays, photos, and primary source documents, the female … Continue reading REF: Berry and Alford’s Encyclopedia of Enslaved Women in America

Women of Color and Slavery in the United States

In the summer of 2007, the Journal of Women's History (19:2) published a roundtable on "The History of Women and Slavery: Considering the Impact of Ar'n't I a Woman? Female Slaves in the Plantation South on the Twentieth Anniversary of Its Publication." According to the "Introduction" by Jennifer L. Morgan, the roundtable was originally a … Continue reading Women of Color and Slavery in the United States