Seeing Henrietta and Marcus’s fated kiss from a witness’s perspective.
With my book out, my daughter asked me how I handled problematic aspects of the American Revolution. She was referring to the fact that Liberty, Justice, and Freedom were all well and good, but only if you were a land-owning white man.
250 years after Crispus Attucks’s death, Black lives are still vilified and murdered out of prejudice. The colonists demanded an investigation after Attucks’s death. As Americans, with a Constitution to back us up, we cannot and should not accept anything less now.
Quarantines are nothing new in America. Liberty Island in New York Bay, once called Bedloe’s Island, has a long history as a quarantine station.
Prior to 1765, a secret society composed of a diverse, radical group of sailors in the American colonies formed. They called themselves the Sons of Neptune.
Come for the history, stay for drink recipe!