Jim Crow

Slavery by Another Name: The Re-Enslavement of Black Americans from the Civil War to World War II

Submitted by WUSAMaster on Sun, 01/22/2017 - 18:53

"A Pulitzer Prize-winning account of the “Age of Neoslavery,” the American period following the Emancipation Proclamation in which convicts, mostly black men, were “leased” through forced labor camps operated by state and federal governments.

In this groundbreaking historical expose, Douglas A. Blackmon brings to light one of the most shameful chapters in American history—an “Age of Neoslavery” that thrived from the aftermath of the Civil War through the dawn of World War II.