Vincent Brown Awarded 2021 Frederick Douglass Book Prize

November 24, 2021
Vince Brown

Yale University’s Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition has announced the winners for the twenty-third annual Frederick Douglass Book Prize, one of the most coveted awards for the study of the African American experience. The 2021 Prize will be shared by two scholars. The co-winners are: Vincent Brown for “Tacky’s Revolt: The Story of an Atlantic Slave War” (The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press), and Marjoleine Kars for “Blood on the River: A Chronicle of Mutiny and Freedom on the Wild Coast” (The New Press).

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