Book Discussion on Complicity: How the North Profited from Slavery in America

Journalists Anne Farrow, Joel Lang, and Jenifer Frank talked about the book they co-authored, Complicity: How the North Promoted,… read more

Journalists Anne Farrow, Joel Lang, and Jenifer Frank talked about the book they co-authored, Complicity: How the North Promoted, Prolonged, and Profited from Slavery, published by Ballantine Books. The book explores the lesser-known relationship the North had with slavery during the 1800s, including the commercial dependency on slavery. The authors documented how slavery helped to establish many well-known companies and educational institutions such as Tiffany’s, Brown University, and Lehman Brothers financial institution. After their presentation they answered audience members' questions. close

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Book Discussion on Complicity: How the North Profited from Slavery in America

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Apr 17, 2006
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Jan 6, 2008

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