María Esther Hammack is a doctoral candidate at the University of Texas at Austin and a 2020–2021 Mellon/ACLS DC Fellow. She is a Mexican scholar studying US History, Black resistance, and the African Diaspora in North America. She lives in Austin, Texas.
Abolition from Below: On the Underground Railroad to México
María Esther Hammack reviews “South to Freedom: Runaway Slaves to Mexico and the Road to the Civil War” by Alice L. Baumgartner....