African Americans have long been victimized by the theft of their land, labor, and the ability to buy land as they wish. Following the Civil War, few former slaves actually received the 40 acres and a mule promised them, and in later decades, all sorts of discriminatory federal policies and bank len...
Levellers author Lu Stone joins Bill Newman on WHMP this coming Thursday, July 23. Their interview should air around 9:20 but why not join Bill for the full hour? https://whmp.com/podcasts/shows/bill-newman/ Available early next week as a podcast
Her new book, North to Market: Two Streets – Two Centuries unfolds a forgotten counterpane of Northampton history, to share the story of one of the city’s oldest and unsung neighborhoods through the lives and landmark times of the people—farmers, preachers, merchants, schoolteachers, mill workers, trainmen, immigrants, among them— who called their well-trod streets home, from the early 1700s to the turn of the twentieth century.
Lu Stone is the author of A House A Street A City: The Story of 17 Summer, history of the house and street she called home for nearly thirty years. Both books are available at the Levellers Press webstore: https://bit.ly/2WIKooZ and https://bit.ly/2CYIVE0