My new book, The Weeping Time: Memory and the Largest Slave Auction in American History, is now available for advance purchase on Amazon. After 10 long years, it will see the light of day this fall. A big thank you to all who made this possible. From time to time, I will share excerpts on this blog with particular attention as to why memory of this period matters.
The book is about the largest slave auction in US history which took place in Savannah, Georgia in 1859. In the book