What Love Can Do: Recollected Stories of Slavery and Freedom in New Orleans and the Surrounding Area
Henry Goody Johns was the eldest son of a beautiful young slave girl from East Central Africa and her Louisiana Master. Given the choice by his father to pass for white or to remain a slave, Johns chose to forever identify with his black mother and siblings, later becoming a pastor to his community after the Emancipation Proclamation.
- Print Length: 118 pages
- Publisher: Balboa Press
- Publication Date: February 7, 2012
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