Michael Eric Dyson: Everyday Resistance to Slavery

Commentator Michael Eric Dyson talks with NPR's Tavis Smiley about the book Closer To Freedom: Enslaved Women and Everyday Resistance in the Plantation South. Dyson says the new book gives focus to the subtle ways African-American women resisted slavery.

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Enslaved Women and Everyday Resistance in the Plantation South

by Stephanie M. H. Camp

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