University of Maryland History Professor Richard Bell talked about his book, Stolen: Five Free Boys Kidnapped into Slavery and Their Astonishing Odyssey Home, in which looked at the underground web of slave traders and human traffickers who operated in the North during the early 19th century. He specifically recalled the kidnapping of five free black men from Philadelphia in 1825 who were transported to Mississippi and their subsequent struggle to escape and return home. close
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