BOOK: Jones on Race, Rights and Birthright Citizenship

Martha S. Jones, Birthright Citizens: A History of Race and Rights in Antebellum America (Cambridge University Press, 2018).

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BLOGROLL: African American Civil War Soldiers on Twitter: Toussaint L’Ouverture Delany

A thread, via the African American Civil War Soldiers Twitter account:

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DIGITAL/RESOURCE: Murray County Museum – Vann Slaves Remember

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:

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ARTICLE: Bell on Self-Emancipating Women, Civil War, and the Union Army in Louisiana and Georgia

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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BLOGROLL/RESOURCE: Handler and Tuite on Louisiana Native Guards Photo Falsification

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:

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ARTICLE: Saillant on Funeral Ceremonies in the Sea Islands

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

Saillant writes:

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BOOK: Miles on the African-Indigenous Ties That Bind

Tiya Miles, Ties That Bind: The Story of an Afro-Cherokee Family in Slavery and Freedom. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2005.

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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:
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