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"Slavery by Another Name" Book Discussion


Screenshot from video showing two men and one woman seated before a glass coffee table with flowers on top.


"Slavery did not, in fact, end at the end of the Civil War."

Author Douglas A. Blackmon presented his groundbreaking historical study and Pulitzer Prize-winning book, Slavery by Another Name: The Enslavement of Black Americans from the Civil War to World War II. During this program, Blackmon discussed his book with art collectors and philanthropists Bernard and Shirley Kinsey, themselves descendants of one of the African American women featured in the book.

This event hosted by the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture took place on February 24, 2011, at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History.