What Love Can Do: Recollected Stories of Slavery and Freedom in New Orleans and the Surrounding Area
Henry Goody Johns was the eldest son of a beautiful young slave girl from East Central Africa and her Louisiana Master. Given the choice by his father to pass for white or to remain a slave, Johns chose to forever identify with his black mother and siblings, later becoming a pastor to his community after the Emancipation Proclamation.
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this is my grandfather, this book was written about the stories, I grew up hearing as a child. Thank you to Gayle Nolan , for putting them on paper, for my children to read.