Inheriting the Legacy of Slave-Traders

    James DeWolf, a U.S. Senator from Rhode Island, made a fortune in the slave trade and died the second richest man in the United States in 1837. Descendants of this slave-trading dynasty discover the unspoken story of their heritage. KATRINA BROWNE made a documentary film “Traces of the Trade” and TOM DEWOLF wrote a memoir “Inheriting the Trade” each confronting their family’s history.
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