VIDEO: Dave the Potter Excerpt: Field Cotton

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BOOK: Lewis on Extermination and Race War in the Atlantic World

Kay Wright Lewis, A Curse upon the Nation: Race, Freedom, and Extermination in America and the Atlantic World. University of Georgia Press, 2017.

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CHAPTER: Nelson on Runaway Slave Ads in Canada

Charmaine A. Nelson, “‘Ran Away from Her Master…a Negroe Girl Named Thursday:’ Examining Evidence of Punishment, Isolation, and Trauma in Nova Scotia and Quebec Fugitive Slave Advertisements.” In Legal Violence and the Limits of the Law: Cruel and Unusual, edited by Amy Swiffen and Joshua Nichols. Routledge, 2017.

Nelson writes:

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ARTICLE: Holden on African-American Children and the Southampton Rebellion of 1831

Vanessa M. Holden. “Generation, resistance, and survival: African-American children and the Southampton Rebellion of 1831.” Slavery & Abolition pp. 1-47 (2017)


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SOURCE: Nat Turner and the Southampton Revolt

August 21st marks the start of the Southampton revolt. On this day, Nat Turner and other enslaved rebels met to plan their revolt. The revolt itself began the next day (August 22) and lasted less than 48 hours. 

Read on for the 1831 report from the Richmond Enquirer:

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Alfred R. Waud. Mustered Out. Little Rock, Arkansas, April 20, 1865. Drawing. Chinese white on green paper. Published in Harper’s Weekly, May 19, 1866. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress. Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-175 (5–1)

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BLOGROLL: Bundles on the Harlem Delegation’s Visit to the White House to Protest Lynching – August 1, 1917 

A’Lelia Bundles writes on her blog about anti-lynching protests in the United States:

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