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2019

Rebellious Passage: The Creole Revolt and America’s Coastal Slave Trade

 
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In 1841, more than 130 slaves on the Creole were bound for New Orleans from Richmond, VA. Rebellious Passage: The Creole Revolt and America's Coastal Slave Trade tells the story of how this ship returned five weeks later minus the Captain, one passenger, and most of its captives. Author Jeffrey Kerr-Ritchie joins editor Debbie Gershenowitz for the second episode of our Black History Month podcast series.

 

Rebellious Passage: The Creole Revolt and America’s Coastal Slave Trade is available now. This episode is also available on Apple PodcastsGoogle PlayStitcher and Spotify.

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About the Author: Jeffrey R. Kerr-Ritchie

Jeffrey R. Kerr-Ritchie is Professor of History at Howard University, Washington DC and author of Freedpeople in the Tobacco South: Virginia, 1860–1900 (1999); Rites of August First: Emancipation Day in the Black Atlantic World (2007); and Freedom's Seekers: Essays on Comparative Emancipation (2014)....

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