Ross Interview on The Great New Orleans Kidnapping Case | WWNO

Michael Ross was interviewed by Laine Kaplan-Levenson of  TriPod: NOLA at 300 on his book The Great New Orleans Kidnapping Case: Race, Law, and Justice in the Reconstruction Era (Oxford, 2014): "It's true. The NOPD first hired black officers in the 1860s. New York City didn't have an African American in their ranks until 1911. … Continue reading Ross Interview on The Great New Orleans Kidnapping Case | WWNO

BOOK: Ross on The Great New Orleans Kidnapping Case

Michael A. Ross, The Great New Orleans Kidnapping Case: Race, Law, and Justice in the Reconstruction Era. Oxford University Press, 2014. On the book: "In June 1870, the residents of the city of New Orleans were already on edge when two African American women kidnapped seventeen-month-old Mollie Digby from in front of her New Orleans … Continue reading BOOK: Ross on The Great New Orleans Kidnapping Case