Why Now? Episode 2: The First Family of Abolition

A conversation with historian Kerri Greenidge about her new book, “The Grimkés: The Legacy of Slavery in an American Family”

In Episode 2 of “Why Now?” Kerri Greenidge talks to us about her new book, The Grimkés: The Legacy of Slavery in an American Family (Liveright, 2022.) The Mellon Assistant Professor in the Department of Studies in Race, Colonialism, and Diaspora at Tufts University, Greenidge is an expert in abolitionism and 19th-century African-American history and the author of the prize-winning biography Black Radical: The Life and Times of William Monroe Trotter (W.W. Norton, 2019.)

For show notes, go to my Substack, Political Junkie.

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