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Meet The Formerly Enslaved Woman Who Secured Reparations

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Henrietta Wood was a free black woman who won her freedom in 1848, only to be re-enslaved five years later. Rice University historian W. Caleb McDaniel joins host Krys Boyd to tell the story of how Wood ultimately sued and won the largest amount given in restitution for slavery. His book “Sweet Taste of Liberty: A True Story of Slavery and Restitution in America” was awarded the 2020 Pulitzer Prize in history.