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Articles tagged slavery

The Caribbean Zola

Orlando Patterson may be the last of Harvard sociology’s big thinkers.

Independent Historian

Daniel Rasmussen’s new book rescues the forgotten facts of the largest slave revolt in U.S. history.

Vincent Brown

The professor of African and African American studies uses multiple media to study slavery.

Laughing at Slavery

In Laughing Fit to Kill: Black Humor in the Fictions of Slavery, Glenda Carpio describes how slavery has provided a background and a source of raw material for African-American humor.