Active Citizens Group - Slavery By Another Name

Join us to discuss current affairs in the US and around the world. Future topics will include the environment, racism, economic and gender inequality, and workers' rights. This group meets monthly on the last Sunday of the month, at 4pm.
 
January 28 Slavery By Another Name by Douglas Blackmon
 
In this groundbreaking historical expose, Douglas A. Blackmon brings to light one of the most shameful chapters in American history--an "Age of Neoslavery" 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.

Event date: 
Sunday, January 28, 2018 - 4:00pm
Event address: 
The Odyssey Bookshop
9 College Street
South Hadley, MA 01075
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Slavery by Another Name: The Re-Enslavement of Black Americans from the Civil War to World War II Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9780385722704
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Anchor Books - January 13th, 2009