Spreading the News of Freedom: PW talks to Julius S. Scott
by Eugene Holley Jr. |
Nov 21, 2018
Julius Scott and "The Common Wind,' coming from Verso this month.
Thirty years ago, Julius S.Scott, then a Duke University graduate student, wrote a sweeping, intercontinental dissertation on how slaves, free blacks, sailors, market women, and others, spread word about the 1790 Haitian Revolution and impending emancipation.