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Troy Brown ’03 moderates this book discussion with authors, Professor Ariela J. Gross (Harvard College, Class of 1987), the John B. and Alice R. Sharp Professor of Law and History at the University of Southern California Gould School of Law, and Professor Alejandro de la Fuente, the Robert Woods Bliss Professor of Latin American History and Economics and Director of the Afro-Latin American Research Institute, Hutchins Center for African and African American Research at Harvard University.
Looking closely at three slave societies -- Cuba, Virginia, and Louisiana -- the book demonstrates that the law of freedom, not slavery, established the meaning of blackness in law. You can purchase Becoming Free, Becoming Black from any online bookseller, including bookshop.org.