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Go see Harriet the film

Dear Readers The movie Harriet is on screens across the country and many people are flocking to see it. I promise to write a review when I do but for now, I thought it good timing to revisit one of my previous blogs about Harriet Tubman who endlessly fascinates me. ...

1619 Podcast

Hello Readers I know many of you have read  with great interest the NY Times 1619 Project.  Today I want to share with you the 1619 Podcast hosted by Nikole Hannah-Jones.  These podcasts really bring alive the history of people of African descent in America.  Please...

The Slave Auction: A Poem

This week, thanks to a friend and colleague, I rediscovered Frances Ellen Watkins Harper and her poem on a slave auction.  Harper was an African American abolitionist, suffragist, and writer. One part of her biography speaks to me today. In 1859, the same year of the...

Find Anne C. Bailey's non-fiction book : The Weeping Time: Memory and the Largest Slave Auction in American History on Amazon.

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