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HIST-324-01 African-American Struggle for Equality: MARGARET GARNER

Library resources for HIST-324-01 African-American Struggle for Equality


Jasmine Young

Cierra Milton


Escaped enslavement in KY with husband and 4 children in 1856; when slave catchers arrived to reenslave them, Garner killed or tried to kill her children to avoid their capture

Frederickson, Mary E., and Delores M. Walters. Gendered Resistance: Women, Slavery, and the Legacy of Margaret Garner. Champaign: University of Illinois Press, 2013.

Weisenburger, Steven. Modern Medea: A Family Story of Slavery and Child-Murder from the Old South. New York: Hill and Wang, 1999.