Slavery by Another Name: The Re-Enslavement of Black Americans from the Civil War to World War II
Author: Blackmon, Douglas A.
Title: Slavery by Another Name: The Re-Enslavement of Black Americans from the Civil War to World War II
Publisher: Anchor Books
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Using a vast record of original documents and personal narratives, Douglas A. Blackmon unearths the lost stories of slaves and their descendants who journeyed into freedom after the Emancipation Proclamation and then back into the shadow of involuntary servitude shortly thereafter. By turns moving, sobering, and shocking, this unprecedented account reveals the stories of those who fought unsuccessfully against the re-emergence of human labor trafficking, the companies that profited most from neoslavery, and the insidious legacy of racism that reverberates today.