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Stephen Kantrowitz

Stephen Kantrowitz is Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor of History, African American Studies, and American Indian Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is the author of More Than Freedom: Fighting for Black Citizenship in a White Republic, 1829-1889 and Ben Tillman and the Reconstruction of White Supremacy.

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“Very fine people”—fathers, husbands, and sons, as well as mothers, wives, and daughters—have always been central to the work of white supremacy.

Stephen Kantrowitz
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We can learn from the surprising coalition of people who sheltered and rescued escaped slaves.

Stephen Kantrowitz