Journalist Sana Butler and her journey to find the children of slaves

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Journalist SANA BUTLER devoted ten years to chronicling the lives of the last living children of slaves in an effort to understand how, with no experience of a normal family, American slaves went on to build their lives and become husbands and wives and fathers and mothers. Butler, the great-great granddaughter of emancipated slaves details her experiences and the conversations she had in a new book, Sugar of the Crop. It’s a story of enormous strength and resistance.

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