Letters and Politics

The High Profile Murder Trials in Wisconsin and Georgia & The Fight for Freedom of Enslaved Women

Part I – Analysis of the High Profiles Murder Trials in Wisconsin and Georgia

Guest: John Burris is a civil rights attorney, based in Oakland, California, known for his work in police brutality cases representing plaintiffs.

Part II – The Fight for Freedom of Enslaved Women 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 is Running from Bondage: Enslaved Women and Their Remarkable Fight for Freedom in Revolutionary America

 

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