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About Sophie White

Sophie White is Associate Professor of American Studies at the University of Notre Dame (Indiana, USA). Her current book project examines courtroom testimony by enslaved Africans in eighteenth century Louisiana.

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Listening to the enslaved

Archives containing courtroom testimony by the enslaved can be valuable resources for scholars of slavery.

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