New Book Available in Stores Now

Black Hands, White House: Slave Labor and the Making of America is available through Fortress Press and everywhere books are sold. Black Hands, White House documents and appraises the role enslaved women, men, and children played in building the US, its physical and fiscal infrastructure.

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Black Hands, White House: Slave Labor and the Making of America  is available now at Fortress Press.  The book documents and appraises the role the enslaved community played in building the American colonies, both economically and structurally.

Inside Dr. Harrison’s Research

These memorials are a snapshot of monuments that I visited in the capital cities of European countries involved in the transatlantic slave trade and other atrocities.  Where are the monuments on the National Mall in Washington, DC dedicated solely to enslaved Black people who helped build the American colonies, physically and fiscally, brick-by-brick, soul-by-soul for nearly 250 years?

The Memorial to the Abolition of Slavery in Nantes, France

I Am Queen Mary in Copenhagen, Denmark

The National Slavery Monument in Amsterdam, Netherlands

The Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe in Berlin, Germany

Book Signings & Events

Induction into Morehouse Collegium of Scholars

Thursday, October 13, 2022,  11:00am ET
Induction into Morehouse Collegium of Scholars, Morehouse College, MLK Jr. Chapel, Atlanta, Georgia


Southern Festival of Books

Friday, October 14, 2022 - Sunday, October 16, 2022
Southern Festival of Books, Nashville, Tennessee

C-Span Book TV

Saturday, Oct0ber 15, 2022, 10:00 am CT
In Conversation w/ Emily Bingham and Renee K. Harrison with host Sarah Hays Coomer, Southern Festival of Books, Nashville Public Library, Room 1B (615 Church St.), Nashville, Tennesee. Session also televised on C-Span Book TV.

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