Complicity: How the North benefit from slavery an interview by Mitch E. Perry09/15/06
Slavery in the South has been documented in volumes ranging from exhaustive histories to bestselling novels. But the NorthÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s profit fromÃ¢â‚¬â€œindeed, dependence onÃ¢â‚¬â€œslavery has mostly been a shameful and well-kept secret . . . until now. In this startling and superbly researched new book, three veteran New England journalists demythologize the region of America known for tolerance and liberation, revealing a place where thousands of people were held in bondage and slavery was both an economic dynamo and a necessary way of life.
A book written by 3 staff members from the Hartford Courant, called Ã¢â‚¬Å“Complicity: How The North Promoted, prolonged, and profited from slavery complicityÃ¢â‚¬?.
Anne Farrow was one of those writersÃ¢â‚¬Â¦.SheÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s in Tampa and will sign copies of Ã¢â‚¬Å“Complicity Ã¢â‚¬Å“ tomorrow night at the Clairion Hotel on Fowler avenue at 6pm. WMNF spoke with her today and asked how this project evolved (roll tape#1 o.q.Ã¢â‚¬?defining piece of legislationÃ¢â‚¬?)
ThatÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Anne FarrowÃ¢â‚¬Â¦SheÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s the co-author of Ã¢â‚¬Å“Complicitly:How The North promoted, prolonged and profited from slaveryÃ¢â‚¬?. SheÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ll be in Tampa, signing copies of the book, tomorrow night in Tampa, at the Clarion Hotel on Fowler Avenue at 6PM