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New Book: The Dawn of Detroit A Chronicle of Slavery and Freedom in the City of the Straits

Book cover of Dawn of DetroitBy Tiya Miles

(Source: The New Press) – Most Americans believe that slavery was a creature of the South, and that Northern states and territories provided stops on the Underground Railroad for fugitive slaves on their way to Canada. In this paradigm-shifting book, celebrated historian Tiya Miles reveals that slavery was at the heart of the Midwest’s iconic city: Detroit. Read more

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