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The Hanging of Angelique: the Untold Story of Canadian Slavery and the Burning of Old Montreal, by Afua Cooper.

Shortlisted for the Governor General's Award. Historical fiction. Read the review at GoodReads: http://www.quillandquire.com/review/the-hanging-of-angelique-the-untold-story-of-canadian-slavery-and-the-burning-of-old-montreal/

Labor of Love, Labor of Sorrow: Black Women, Work, and the Family from Slavery to the Present, by Jacqueline Jones

The Burning: Massacre, Destruction, and the Tulsa Race Riot of 1921 by Tim Madigan, http://www.amazon.com/dp/0312302479/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_welSrb15BZY37

Originally published in 1856, Drews book is the only collection of first-hand interviews of fugitive slaves in Canada ever done. It is an invaluable record of early black Canadian experience.

We Are Your Sisters: Black Women in the Nineteenth Century by Dorothy Sterling et al., http://www.amazon.com/dp/0393316297/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_Iqmntb0WP3XW9

April 13, 1873.......on Easter Sunday morning (Grant Parish, Louisiana). The Colfax Massacre where more than 60 African Americans were killed.

Guantánamo Diary. By Mohamedou Ould Slahi. Edited by Larry Siems http://www.bookscrolling.com/the-best-non-fiction-books-of-2015-a-year-end-list-aggregation/

Denmark Vesey: The Buried History of America's Largest Slave Rebellion and the Man Who Led It: David M. Robertson