Slavery by Another Name

Slavery by Another Name

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In this groundbreaking historical expose, Douglas A. Blackmon brings to light one of the most shameful chapters in American historya€”an a€œAge of Neoslaverya€ that thrived from the aftermath of the Civil War through the dawn of World War II.Using a vast record of original documents and personal narratives, Douglas A. Blackmon unearths the lost stories of slaves and their descendants who journeyed into freedom after the Emancipation Proclamation and then back into the shadow of involuntary servitude shortly thereafter. By turns moving, sobering, and shocking, this unprecedented account reveals the stories of those who fought unsuccessfully against the re-emergence of human labor trafficking, the companies that profited most from neoslavery, and the insidious legacy of racism that reverberates today. From the Trade Paperback edition.As a young seventh grader in the public schools of Leland, Nlississippi, in 1977, I decided to enter an essay contest ... A year later, I gave a speech based on the essay in an Oratorical contest held by a local mena#39;s fraternal organization.

Title:Slavery by Another Name
Author:Douglas A. Blackmon
Publisher:Anchor - 2009-01-06


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