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"Borrowed" - Montgomery to East New York

Recommendations curated for BPL's podcast "Borrowed," Episode 3, Season 3: "Montgomery to East New York.”

11 items

The color of law

Richard Rothstein. |

African or American?

Leslie M. Alexander. |

The devil's own work

Barnet Schecter. |


Anne Farrow, Joel Lang, and Jenifer Frank of The Hartford courant ; with Cheryl Magazine, images editor ; foreword by Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham. |

Black Gotham

Carla L. Peterson. |

A covenant with color

Craig Steven Wilder. |

In the company of Black men

Craig Steven Wilder. |

Slavery in New York

Berlin, Ira (EDT)/ Harris, Leslie M. (EDT) |

How East New York became a ghetto

Walter Thabit ; with a foreword by Frances Fox Piven. |

In the shadow of slavery

Leslie M. Harris. |