Barracoon: The Story of the Last “Black Cargo”

Barracoon: The Story of the Last “Black Cargo” is a non-fiction work by the late author, Zora Neale Hurston.Β The book is based on Hurston’s 1927 interviews with Cudjo Lewis, the last known living survivor of the Middle Passage. She initially failed to find a publisher because the book was written AAVE and discussed a lot…