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The Survivors of the Clotilda by Hannah Durkin

“A sweeping history of the survivors of the Clotilda, the last slave ship to land in America . . . a stirring saga of resilience.”
Publishers Weekly (starred)

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Of Greed And Glory by Deborah G. Plant

“Powerful and necessary.”
Pulitzer prize-winning author
Alice Walker

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Barracoon by Zora Neale Hurston

“A testament to the enormous losses millions of men, women, and children endured in both slavery and freedom — a story of urgent relevance to every American, everywhere.”
Pulitzer prize-winning author
Tracy K. Smith

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Barracoon: Adapted for Young Readers

Adapted with care and delivered with age-appropriate historical context by award-winning historian Ibram X. Kendi, Cudjo's incredible story is now available for young readers and emerging scholars.

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The most respected and storied African-American imprint in publishing, Amistad was founded in 1986 to specialize in the works of authors who honor and consecrate the memory of those who fought—and continue to fight—for freedom. Amistad aims to educate, entertain, and empower readers interested in the past, present, and future of Black people throughout the diaspora. Through the exemplary work of extraordinary authors, Amistad publishes stories that have seldom been told, expanding historical narratives in new and surprising ways, while driving conversations that provide solutions and direction for people in their everyday lives.

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