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Slavery's descendants : shared legacies of race and reconciliation / edited by Dionne Ford and Jill Strauss ; foreword by Lucian K. Truscott IV.

Ford, Dionne, 1969- (editor.). Strauss, Jill, 1965- (editor.). Truscott, Lucian K., 1947- (author of foreword.).

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"Slavery's Descendants brings together twenty-five contributors from a variety of racial backgrounds, to tell their personal stories of exhuming and exorcising America's racist past. Together, they help us confront the legacy of slavery and reclaim a more complete picture of U.S. history, one cousin at a time"--
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Baker County Library 305.800973 .F699s 2019 (Text) 37814003305571 YOUNG ADULT - NEW Book System_Only_3months 01/20/2021 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781978800762
  • ISBN: 1978800762
  • Physical Description: xv, 262 pages : illustrations, genealogical table ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New Brunswick, New Jersey : Rutgers University Press, [2019]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-238) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Forward: coming to the table / by Lucian K. Truscott IV -- Introduction / by Dionne Ford and Jill Strauss -- President in the family / by Shannon Lanier -- So many names / by A.B. Westrick -- The will, the woman, and the archive / by Catherine Sasanov -- Overcoming amnesia: how I learned the forgotten history of two families / by Bill Sizemore -- Oregon's slave history / by R. Gregory Nokes -- Seed of the fancy maid / by Rodney G. Williams -- State line / by Antoinette Broussard -- The plantation cake / by Leslie Stainton -- Am I black? / by Eileen Jackson -- The immeasurable distance between us / by Thomas Norman DeWolf -- Making connections / by Karen Branan -- A millennial facing the legacies of slavery / by Fabrice Guerrier -- Standing on the shoulders of my ancestors / by Tammarrah Lee -- So close and so far away / by Elisa D. Pearmain -- Born both innocent and accountable: a moral reckoning / by Debian Marty -- The Terretts of Oakland Plantation: an essay of atonement / by David Terrett Beumée -- Not a wound too deep / by Karen Stewart-Ross -- To see: the blindness of whiteness / by Sara Jenkins -- Digging up the woodpile / by Sharon Leslie Morgan -- On being involved / by Stephanie Harp -- Changing the narrative / by Joseph McGill, Jr. -- Tangled vines: a bloodline shaped by slavery / by Grant Hayter-Menzies -- A dream deferred along Holman's Creek / by Sarah Kohrs -- The tale of two sisters / by Betty Kilby Baldwin and Phoebe Kilby -- Afterword: what a legacy of slavery and racism has to do with me / by Jill Strauss -- Postscript: from branches to roots / by Dionne Ford.
Summary, etc.:
"Slavery's Descendants brings together twenty-five contributors from a variety of racial backgrounds, to tell their personal stories of exhuming and exorcising America's racist past. Together, they help us confront the legacy of slavery and reclaim a more complete picture of U.S. history, one cousin at a time"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: African Americans > Race identity > Juvenile literature.
Slavery > Juvenile literature.
Racism > Juvenile literature.
United States > Juvenile literature.
Genre: Essays.
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