Barracoon Tells The Story Of The Last Slave In First Person

image: Armed guards watch a slave being whipped outside a slave enclosure in this 1850 drawing. RISCHGITZ/GETTY IMAGES

Guests discuss Barracoon on this podcast

Dana Williams Professor of African American literature; chair of the English department at Howard University;

Deborah G. Plant Editor, Barracoon: The Story of the Last ‘Black Cargo

Michael Ralph Professor, New York University; author Forensics of Capital

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