Slavery


Book Review Never Caught by Erica Armstrong Dunbar {living outside the stacks}
Author: Erica Armstrong Dunbar Genre: History Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio Audible.com Release Date: 7 February 2017 Format: Kindle Listening Length: 6 hours and 45 minutes ABOUT THE BOOK A startling and eye-opening look into America’s first family, Never Caught is the powerful narrative of Ona Judge, George and Martha Washington’s runaway slave who risked it […]

Book Review: Never Caught By Erica Armstrong Dunbar {An Audiobook ...


Wench: A Novel by Dolen Perkins~Valdez 2 comments
BOOK DESCRIPTION Tawawa House in many respects is like any other American resort before the Civil War.  Situated in Ohio, this idyllic retreat is particularly nice in the summer when the Southern humidity is too much to bear.  The main building, with its luxurious finishes, is loftier than the white […]

Book Review: Wench: A Novel by Dolen Perkins~Valdez


Sweetsmoke is the story of Cassius Howard, a secretly literate slave, and his desire to find justice for his murdered friend, Emoline Justice. Emoline was a free black woman who served as surrogate mother and mentor to Cassius while he was recovering from a severe beating. Using his cunning and […]

Book Review: Sweetsmoke by David Fuller