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RZ-266119-19
The Long Road to Freedom: Biddy Mason (1818-1891) and the Making of Black Los Angeles
Sarah Gordon, University of Pennsylvania

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The 'Other Slavery' a part of Utah history (Article)
Title: The 'Other Slavery' a part of Utah history
Author: Kevin Waite
Author: Sarah Barringer Gordon
Abstract: Four hundred years since the first captive Africans were dragged onto the shores of North America, interest in the history of slavery is at a new high. Media and scholarly debate has proliferated in the wake of the 1619 Project, among other major works. Yet the centuries-long tradition of Native American enslavement — what one historian calls “the other slavery” — remains a blind spot.
Year: 2020
Primary URL: https://www.sltrib.com/opinion/commentary/2020/05/30/sarah-barringer-gordon/
Format: Newspaper
Periodical Title: Salt Lake Tribune
Publisher: Salt Lake Tribune

A monument to California’s Black history — and a great work of art — may soon be destroyed (Article)
Title: A monument to California’s Black history — and a great work of art — may soon be destroyed
Author: Kevin Waite
Author: Jackie Broxton
Abstract: As antiracist activists topple statues of slaveholders across the country, UC San Francisco threatens to demolish a very different kind of monument: a mural depicting a celebrated former slave. The work shows Biddy Mason, an African American midwife who rose to fortune in Los Angeles after winning her freedom in the mid-1850s. Since the Great Depression, the mural has been displayed alongside nine others in UC Hall on the university’s main campus. But now the building and its artwork are slated for demolition to make way for new office, medical and research space.
Year: 2020
Primary URL: https://www.latimes.com/opinion/story/2020-07-10/op-ed-a-monument-to-californias-black-history-and-a-great-work-of-art-may-soon-be-destroyed
Format: Newspaper
Periodical Title: Los Angeles Times
Publisher: Los Angeles Times

Biddy Mason in Images (Article)
Title: Biddy Mason in Images
Author: Arielle Xena Alterwaite
Abstract: A Monumental Life in Monumental Forms
Year: 2021
Primary URL: https://www.lareviewofbooks.org/article/biddy-mason-in-images-a-monumental-life-in-monumental-forms/
Format: Newspaper
Periodical Title: Los Angeles Review of Books


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