• Denai Cross

She Sued Her Enslaver for Reparations and Won. Her Descendants Never Knew.


In 1870, Wood’s reparations lawsuit was “about more than Wood alone,” wrote Rice University professor W. Caleb McDaniel in his Pulitzer Prize-winning book about the case, “Sweet Taste of Liberty: A True Story of Slavery and Restitution.” “It was about what former slaves were owed … as well about the real differences restitution could make.” To read more click here.

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