BLOGROLL: Johnson on How to Memorialize Slavery in @Chronicle

Rashauna Johnson (interviewed by the Chronicle) discusses history, slavery, and her new book Slavery's Metropolis: "In the aftermath of Charlottesville’s violent white-supremacist rally, Americans are waging a renewed culture war over Confederate monuments. But a more complicated question lurks beneath the upheaval over what to do with these statues, one that will linger once the … Continue reading BLOGROLL: Johnson on How to Memorialize Slavery in @Chronicle

BOOK: Johnson on Slavery’s Metropolis 

Rashauna Johnson. Slavery's Metropolis: Unfree Labor in New Orleans during the Age of Revolutions. Oxford University Press, 2016. via Oxford University Press: "New Orleans is an iconic city, which was once located at the crossroads of early America and the Atlantic World. New Orleans became a major American metropolis as its slave population exploded; in … Continue reading BOOK: Johnson on Slavery’s Metropolis