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In her latest revisionist history, Washington Black, Esi Edugyan points toward colonial theory without critically addressing affirmations of white power.
Noted historian David W. Blight offers readers the fullest portrait of Frederick Douglass yet in this "biography of a voice".
Through Oluale Kossola's telling of his story as the "last" slave in America, Hurston captures the voice of the suppressed while foisting a mirror up to modernity.
In Jon Michael Varese's latest, exposure and concealment interweave into an intricate tapestry of interconnected motivations and intentions.
The specter of slavery draws unavoidable correlations to contemporary American society in Colson Whitehead's The Underground Railroad.