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Slavery book on prison’s banned books list?


A prisoner in an Alabama jail claims his jailers have prevented him from reading a Pulitzer prize-winning book called Slavery By Another Name: The Re-Enslavement of Black Americans from the Civil War to World War II written by Douglas Blackmon. The Guardian reports. The prisoner is serving a life sentence after being charged at 14 with helping his older brother commit two murders. The books tells of thousands of people who were enslaved after the abolition of slavery.

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