We are pleased to announce that Slavery at Sea: Terror, Sex, and Sickness in the Middle Passage by Sowande’ M. Mustakeem has won the Dred Scott Freedom Award in the category Historical Literary Excellence from the Dred Scott Heritage Foundation. The award will be presented on Saturday, March 28, 2020 in St. Louis, Missouri. Slavery at Sea has also been awarded the Wesley-Logan Prize from the American Historical Association in 2017. Congratulations Sowande’!

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