Freedom's Promise Ep 05: The Grand Contraband Camp

Zach takes over as host to interview his mom, Duchess Harris, about her book The Grand Contraband Camp. They discuss the various ways slaves gained their own freedom prior to the Emancipation Proclamation and relate the rarely told story of the Grand Contraband Camp where previously enslaved blacks lived freely in the South during the Civil War.

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Freedom's Promise, podcast and radio series credits

  • Duchess Harris: Writer and host
  • Zach Thomas: Co-host
  • Barry Madore, Fire on the Bluff Productions: Producer, recording engineer, editor
  • Opening and closing music: “Black cat Funky” by reusenoise — — (c) copyright 2017 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial (3.0) license
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