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The Grimkesby Kerri K. Greenidge (Liveright). This multi-layered history traces the branches of a Southern slave-owning family. On one side are the abolitionist sisters Angelina Grimke Weld and Sarah Grimke; on the other, stemming from his brother’s relationship with a slave named Nancy Weston, are Archibald Grimke, co-founder of the NAACP, and his daughter, the …

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