Partners in Brutality
New books investigate the brutality of the internal slave trade by focusing on a single firm, Franklin and Armfield, and examine the role of white women in enslaving Black people.
The Ledger and the Chain: How Domestic Slave Traders Shaped America
by Joshua D. Rothman
They Were Her Property: White Women as Slave Owners in the American South
by Stephanie E. Jones-Rogers
November 18, 2021 issue