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Prizes for Sweet Taste of Liberty: A True Story of Slavery and Restitution in America

FZ-250480-16
Sweet Taste of Liberty: A True Story of Slavery and Restitution in America
W. Caleb McDaniel, Rice University

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Prizes for Sweet Taste of Liberty: A True Story of Slavery and Restitution in America (Book)

Pulitzer Prize [link]
Date: 5/1/2020 12:00:00 AM
Organization: Oxford University Press [link]
Abstract: The unforgettable saga of one enslaved woman's fight for justice--and reparations Born into slavery, Henrietta Wood was taken to Cincinnati and legally freed in 1848. In 1853, a Kentucky deputy sheriff named Zebulon Ward colluded with Wood's employer, abducted her, and sold her back into bondage. She remained enslaved throughout the Civil War, giving birth to a son in Mississippi and never forgetting who had put her in this position.


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