"Spreading the News of Freedom: PW talks to Julius S. Scott," by Eugene HOLLEY, Jr

Spreading the News of Freedom: PW talks to Julius S. Scott

by Eugene Holley Jr. | 

Nov 21, 2018

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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.

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