Denmark Vesey’s Garden (Kobo eBook)
Interest in Denmark Vesey: Following the Dylann Roof shooting in Charleston, interest in Denmark Vesey has surged, with major pieces covering his life in Time Magazine, USA Today, NPR, The New Yorker, Slate, The Washington Post, and many other newspapers and magazines.
Platform: Authors have written thirteen op-ed essays for the New York Times. They have also published op-eds with the Atlantic, the Chronicle of Higher Education, the Durham Herald-Sun, the Sacramento Bee, and the Fresno Bee, among other publications.
Newsworthy topics: examines the motivations of Dylann Roof, and address ongoing debates over Confederate symbols, which have grown under the Trump administration.
2018 is the 100th anniversary of the publication of Ulrich B. Phillips’s American Negro Slavery, once viewed as the nation’s seminal history of slavery. Authors will pitch contact at the NYT (Clay Risen) on an op-ed on Phillips work.
Authors are preparing a series of additional op-eds for national publications to coincide with pub date.
“When South Carolina was the Most Progressive State in the Union,” on the 150th anniversary of S.C. Constitutional Convention in mid-Jan 2018;
“When the Fourth of July was Black,” timed to come out on July 4th, 2018.