Chained in silence : Black women and convict labor in the new South /

"In 1868, the state of Georgia began to make its rapidly growing population of prisoners available for hire. The resulting convict leasing system ensnared not only men but also African American women, who were forced to labor in camps and factories to make profits for private investors. In this...

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Main Author: LeFlouria, Talitha L. (Author)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2015]
Series:Justice, power, and politics.
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Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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