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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BLOGROLL: Parry on Police Dogs and Anti-Black Violence – @AAIHS

Tyler Parry on the history of dogs and violence against people of color:
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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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DIGITAL/EXHIBIT: John W. Anderson’s Kentucky Slave Pen

The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center posted a digital exhibit, “A Slave Pen’s Journey, 1832-34,” on domestic slave trader John W. Anderson’s Kentucky slave pen.

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BOOK: Woodard on Human Consumption and Homoeroticism in U.S. Slave Culture

Vincent Woodard, The Delectable Negro: Human Consumption and Homoeroticism within US Slave Culture. NYU Press, 2014.

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BOOK: Horne on Slave Resistance and the American Revolution

Gerald Horne, The Counter-Revolution of 1776: Slave Resistance and the Origins of the United States of America. Reprint edition. NYU Press, 2016.

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Byrd on Black Women, Slavery, and Silences of the Past | @AAIHS

At AAIHS, Brandon Byrd on black women and resistance during the period of slavery:

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Bond and O’Donovan on Remembering the Memphis Massacre of 1866 | @ProcessHistory

Beverly Bond and Susan Eva O’Donovan on how to commemorate the violence of Reconstruction: Continue reading “Bond and O’Donovan on Remembering the Memphis Massacre of 1866 | @ProcessHistory”

Owens Interviews Fuentes on Enslaved Women, Violence, and the Archive | @AAIHS

Emily Owens and Marisa J. Fuentes in conversation at the African American Intellectual History Society blog:

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Millward on the DOJ Report on Baltimore and the African-American Freedom Struggle

Arrival of freedmen and their families at Baltimore, Maryland – an everyday scene. Library of Congress/Frank Leslie

Jessica Millward writes: Continue reading “Millward on the DOJ Report on Baltimore and the African-American Freedom Struggle”