Ebony and Ivy: Race, Slavery, and the Troubled History of America's Universities by Craig Steven Wilder Description : A 2006 report commissioned by Brown University revealed that institution’s complex and contested involvement in slavery—setting off a controversy that leapt from the ivory tower to make headlines across the country. But Brown’s troubling past was far from unique. In Ebony and Ivy, ...more.. Amazon Price : $30.00
The Internal Enemy: Slavery and War in Virginia, 1772-1832 by Alan Taylor Description : National Book Award Finalist This searing story of slavery and freedom in the Chesapeake by a Pulitzer Prize–winning historian reveals the pivot in the nation’s path between the founding and civil war.Frederick Douglass recalled that slaves living along Chesap...more.. Amazon Price : $35.00
Up from Slavery (Dover Thrift Editions) by Booker T. Washington Description : Born in a Virginia slave hut, Booker T. Washington (1856-1915) rose to become the most influential spokesman for African-Americans of his day. In this eloquently written book, he describes events in a remarkable life that began in bondage and culminated in worldwide recognition for his many acc...more.. Amazon Price : $2.50
Taken: How Friendship Saved a Man From Slavery by John Radanovich Description : This is the full, true, terrifying story of Solomon Northup, a free black man kidnapped into slavery for 12 years in Louisiana. After being freed by a white childhood friend, Solomon helped write his shocking and powerful autobiography, Twelve Years a Slave. This book also examines slavery kidnappin...more.. Amazon Price :
John Brown Illustrated: The Fight Against Slavery by Erica DeWitte Description : Do you believe all people are created equal...and have the same rights to Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness?
Then you will enjoy the story of John Brown, the first man to not only dedicate his life to the pursuit of human freedom, but to take action that was instrumental in end...more.. Amazon Price :