The American Slave Coast is included in the 11/3/15 books roundup “The books that prove black lives have always mattered in America” in The Guardian.
In the meantime, getting over the Bay Bridge, the bridge to Kent Island, and to the other side of Maryland, the Eastern Shore, birth place of among so many others, Frederick Douglass and Harriet Tubman -- then moving on toward the Chester River Bridge into Chestertown, all the fields and pastures, farms and small towns, the sleek animals and shiny machinery, the blazing foliage -- in the most perfect light possible to illuminate the glory that is autumn in Kent County -- it's even more beautiful than I remembered. But this was an extraordinary day, everyone here agrees.
Tonight was wonderful, with a table of old local friends. Yeah, they are old friends by now -- starting to go on six years. It was here, with them, that that The American Slave Coast began, in the fall of 2010.
Tomorrow is going to be just as good, if not better.