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    Epic Journeys of Freedom

    Cassandra Pybus talked about her book Epic Journeys of Freedom: Runaway Slaves of the American Revolution and Their Global Quest for Liberty, published by Beacon Press. The book was about a…

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    Forbidden Fruit

    Betty DeRamus talked about her book Forbidden Fruit: Love Stories from the Underground Railroad, published by Atria. She is a Detroit News columnist and former Detroit Free Press editorial…

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    Hanging Captain Gordon

    Ron Soodalter talked about his book Hanging Captain Gordon: The Life and Trial of an American Slave Trader, published by Washington Square Press. The book tells the story of the 1862…

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    On the Bus with Rosa Parks

    Rita Dove discussed her book "On the Bus with Rosa Parks", published by W.W. Norton and Company. This collection of poems describes the lives of African-American working families and…

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