Paul Finkelman and Donald R. Kennon, eds. In the Shadow of Freedom: The Politics of Slavery in the National Capital. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2011. From Ohio University Press: "Few images of early America were more striking, and jarring, than that of slaves in the capital city of the world’s most important free republic. Black … Continue reading BOOK: Finkelman and Kennon Edited Volume on Slavery in D.C.