Letters and Politics

Cuomo’s Sexual Harassment Investigation & The Fight for Freedom of Enslaved Women in Revolutionary America

Part I – New York Governor Andrew Cuomo Sexual Harassment Investigation

Guest: Ross Barkan is a award-winning journalist, a columnist for the Guardian and Jacobin and a contributor for the Nation Magazine.  He is the author the book The Prince: Andrew Cuomo, Coronavirus, and the Fall of New York.


Part II – The Remarkable Fight for Freedom of Enslaved Women and in Revolutionary America.

Guest: Karen Cook Bell is Associate Professor of History at Bowie State University. She is the author of Claiming Freedom: Race, Kinship, and Land in Nineteenth-Century Georgia, which won the Georgia Board of Regents Excellence in Research Award. Her latest book is Running from Bondage: Enslaved Women and Their Remarkable Fight for Freedom in Revolutionary America. Professor Cook Bell specializes in the studies of slavery, the Civil War and Reconstruction, and women’s history.