Between Freedom and Equality: The History of an African American Family in Washington, DC (Hardcover)
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Between Freedom and Equality follows George Pointer-an enslaved African who purchased his freedom in 1793-and six generations of his descendants as they lived and worked in Washington, DC, granting the family their long-overdue place in American history.
About the Author
Barbara Boyle Torrey is the former executive director of the Division of the Behavioral and Social Sciences at the National Research Council of the National Academy of Sciences. She has authored two local histories and edited three books.Clara Myrick Green has written a local history on a Potomac River community and coauthored two historical articles on George Pointer.