Martha S. Jones, Birthright Citizens: A History of Race and Rights in Antebellum America (Cambridge University Press, 2018).
A thread, via the African American Civil War Soldiers Twitter account:
A digital resource from 2003, hosted by the Murray County Museum and compiled by Herman McDaniel, excerpting WPA ex-slave interviews that reference the Vanns, a Cherokee slaveholding family from the 19th century:
Karen Cook Bell, “Self-Emancipating Women, Civil War, and the Union Army in Southern Louisiana and Lowcountry Georgia, 1861–1865,” The Journal of African American History 101, no. 1–2 (January 1, 2016): 1–22.
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Jerome S. Handler and Michael L. Tuite, Jr. describe the fraudulent identification of a Civil War photograph of United States Colored Troops as members of the Confederate army’s First Louisiana Native Guard:
Hortense Spillers writes:
John Saillant, “‘All Is for the Wind:” Notes on Funeral and Baptism Ceremonies on a Georgia Sea Island, c. 1868–1887,” Journal of Southern Religion (19) (2017): jsreligion.org/vol19/saillant
Tiya Miles writes:
Tiya Miles, Ties That Bind: The Story of an Afro-Cherokee Family in Slavery and Freedom. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2005.
Rashauna Johnson (interviewed by the Chronicle) discusses history, slavery, and her new book Slavery’s Metropolis:
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