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By Marlene D. Allen,Seretha D. Williams

ISBN-10: 078646464X

ISBN-13: 9780786464647

because the election of President Barack Obama, many pundits have declared that we live in a “post-racial America,” a tradition the place the legacy of slavery has been erased. the recent essays during this assortment, in spite of the fact that, element to a resurgence of the topic of slavery in American cultural artifacts from the past due 20th- and twenty-first centuries. starting from disciplines as diversified as African American reviews, movie and tv, architectural reviews, and technological know-how fiction, the essays supply a provocative investigate how and why slavery keeps to recur as a trope in American well known culture.
by means of exploring how authors, filmmakers, historians, and others interact and problem the narrative of yank slavery, this quantity invitations additional learn of slavery in its modern different types of human trafficking and compelled exertions and demanding situations the misperception that slavery is an occasion of the past.

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