Barracoon: The Story of the Last “Black Cargo”

Barracoon is a first-account nonfiction story of Kossula, the last surviving African brought to America as a slave. He was only 19 years old when he was captured and sold to white men for transport. Although his story is an invaluable, historical document, the author, Zora Neale Hurston, never found a publisher in her lifetime […]