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Calling Out Liberty: The Stono Slave Rebellion and the Universal Struggle for Human Rights
by Jack Shuler (Goodreads Author)
On Sunday, September 9, 1739, twenty Kongolese slaves armed themselves by breaking into a storehouse near the Stono River south of Charleston, South Carolina. They killed twenty-three white colonists, joined forces with other slaves, and marched toward Spanish Florida. There they expected to find freedom. One report claims the rebels were overheard shouting, "Liberty!" Bef ...more
Hardcover, 217 pages
Published July 20th 2009 by University Press of Mississippi
(first published 2009)
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