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 Northâ€™s profit fromâ€“indeed, dependence onâ€“slavery 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 â€œComplicity: How The North Promoted, prolonged, and profited from slavery complicityâ€?.
Anne Farrow was one of those writersâ€¦.Sheâ€™s in Tampa and will sign copies of â€œComplicity â€œ 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.â€?defining piece of legislationâ€?)
Thatâ€™s Anne Farrowâ€¦Sheâ€™s the co-author of â€œComplicitly:How The North promoted, prolonged and profited from slaveryâ€?. Sheâ€™ll be in Tampa, signing copies of the book, tomorrow night in Tampa, at the Clarion Hotel on Fowler Avenue at 6PM