Author Explores History Of American Indian And African-American Heritage

Nov 27, 2013

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Many people know that during the Trail of Tears, tens of thousands of American Indians were forced to walk to Oklahoma.

But you may not know that some African Americans were also forced to walk that trail. Sharon Ewell Foster is a Durham-based author, and her most recent works include Abraham's Well and the series, The Resurrection of Nat Turner (Bethany House; 2006) (Howards Books; 2011, 2012) Host Frank Stasio talks with Foster about the convergence of American Indian and African-American heritage.