Slavery

The True Story of America's First Black Female Slave Novelist

The woman behind 'The Bondwoman's Narrative'

The once-unidentified writer of The Bondwoman's Narrative, and a stunning story that goes from North Carolina to revolutionary Nicaragua to the free North.

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Why are we still waiting for a great film about Martin Luther King Jr.?

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Last week, I saw 12 Years a Slave and thought it was absolutely superb. For this reason, and because it concerns arguably the most important aspect of American history, I have been seeking out commentary about the film. What I have found instead is a bunch of  hand-wringing about whether the movie should have even been made.

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