Beyond Slavery: The Multilayered Legacy of Africans in Latin America and the Caribbean (Jaguar Books on Latin America) by Darién J. Davis http://smile.amazon.com/dp/0742541312/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_wBfVub0BPEX0B
"Roots | The Book That Changed America." Roots | The Book That Changed America. Perseus Books Group., n.d. Web. 26 Feb. 2013. ~ Roots was a bestselling book written by Alex Haley. It follows the life of a slave, Kunta Kinte, and 6 generations after him and how they transition out of slavery.
The Known World, Edward P. Jones One of the best and most important historical novels tackling slavery — and, in particular, the bizarre niche of black slave owners — The Known World is surprising, crushing, and required reading for anyone trying to live in America today.