📖 Read pages i-13 of Becoming Free, Becoming Black: Race, Freedom, and Law in Cuba, Virginia, and Louisiana by Alejandro de la Fuente and Ariela J. Gross.
The introduction lays out where this intends to go pretty well. This comparative look at history should itself make an interesting contrast to some of the Ibram X. Kendi I’ve been reading lately. I’m quite curious to delve into the particular cases and histories they’ll be laying out.