A Stronger Kinship (Hardcover)

One Town's Extraordinary Story of Hope and Faith

By Anna-Lisa Cox

Little, Brown and Company, 9780316110181, 288pp.

Publication Date: February 6, 2006

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (9/6/2007)

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Description

Starting in the 1860s, the people of Covert, Michigan, broke laws and barriers to attempt what then seemed impossible: to love one's neighbor as oneself. This is the inspiring, true story of an extraordinary town where blacks and whites lived as equals.


About the Author

Anna-Lisa Cox is the author of A Stronger Kinship: One Town's Extraordinary Story of Hope and Faith, and an award-winning historian. Currently a fellow at Harvard University's Hutchins Center for African and African American Research, she also recently helped create two historical exhibits based on her original research at the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture, including one on black pioneers. She lives in Michigan.