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Leon F. Litwack

Leon Litwack is the A.F. and May T. Morrison Professor of History at the University of California, Berkeley, former president of the Organization of American Historians (OAH, and Pulitzer-prize winning author. His publications include North of Slavery: The Negro in the Free States, 1790-1860 (1961); Been in the Storm So Long: The Aftermath of Slavery (1980), winner of the Pulitzer and Francis Parkman prizes; Trouble in Mind: Black Southerners in the Age of Jim Crow (1998); and How Free is Free? The Long Death of Jim Crow (2009).

Articles by this Author

The greatest historian of the black experience in America speaks of what has changed during his long life, and what has not. An Interview With John Hope Franklin.