125 The Reverse Underground Railroad Toward Slavery with Richard Bell
The Age of Jackson Podcast
Philadelphia, 1825: five young, free black boys fall into the clutches of the most fearsome gang of kidnappers and slavers in the United States. Lured onto a small ship with the promise of food and pay, they are instead met with blindfolds, ropes, and knives. Over four long months, their kidnappers drive them overland into the Cotton Kingdom to be sold as slaves. Determined to resist, the boys form a tight brotherhood as they struggle to free themselves and find their way home.Their ordeal—an odyssey that takes them from the Philadelphia waterfront to the marshes of Mississippi and then onward still—shines a glaring spotlight on the Reverse Underground Railroad, a black market network of human traffickers and slave traders who stole away thousands of legally free African Americans from their families in order to fuel slavery’s rapid expansion in the decades before the Civil War.Impeccably researched and breathlessly paced, Stolen tells the incredible story of five boys whose courage forever changed the fight against slavery in America.-Richard Bell teaches Early American history at the University of Maryland. He has received several teaching prizes and major research fellowships including the National Endowment for the Humanities Public Scholar Award. His first book, We Shall Be No More: Suicide and Self-Government in the Newly United States, was published in 2012. He is also the author of Stolen: Five Free Boys Kidnapped into Slavery and Their Astonishing Odyssey Home.
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We talk with Richard Bell about his prizewinning book, "Stolen: Five Free Boys Kidnapped Into Slavery and Their Astonishing Odyssey Home." It explains how five boys in Philadelphia were abducted by slave smugglers and taken to the Deep South, away from their families, and forced into slavery. Bell writes not only about their horrific journey, but about how they were the lucky few who ever made it back to freedom. Their families and their community never stopped thinking about and fighting for them, while their case became a flashpoint for further division in America's violent and heartbreaking path to the Civil War. Professor Bell teaches at the University of Maryland.His website is richard-bell.comHe is available on Twitter at twitter.com/r_j_bellSupport our show at patreon.com/axelbankhistory**A portion of every contribution will be given to a charity for children's literacy**"Axelbank Reports History and Today" can be found on social media at www.twitter.com/axelbankhistorywww.instagram.com/axelbankhistorywww.facebook.com/axelbankhistory
History of Color – S2, Ep.04 – “Stolen” an interview w/ Richard Bell
History of Color
This month we speak with author and associate professor, Richard Bell. We discuss his latest book and how he came to these stories as well as his personal American experience. See what is next for Richard Bell here. Intro/Outro – “What A Wonderful World” by Sam Cooke References Smithsonian and Associates Stolen: Five Boys Kidnapped into Slavery and Their Astonishing Odyssey Home published in 2019 Princeton & Slavery/Legislating Slavery in New Jersey Pre-Civil War African-American Slavery Contact Us: Facebook | Instagram | Email | Website | Twitter | Voicemail
PreserveCast Ep132: Harrowing History of the Reverse Underground Railroad with Dr. Richard Bell
Americans have long admired the resistance, tenacity and spirit of those brave souls who were travelers and conductors on the Underground Railroad. On this week’s PreserveCast, we’re heading back to those days to dredge up another chapter – and one far less proud – that of the reverse Underground Railroad which brought captured formerly free blacks back to slavery. It’s a difficult history – but one we must confront and we’ll explore it with Dr. Richard Bell, a distinguished scholar who recently authored a book on this overlooked story from American history. Dr. Richard Bell is Associate Professor of History at the University of Maryland. He holds a PhD from Harvard University and is author of the new book Stolen: Five Free Boys Kidnapped into Slavery and their Astonishing Odyssey Home. He has won more than a dozen teaching awards, including the University System of Maryland Board of Regents Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching, the highest honor for teaching faculty in the Maryland state system. He has held major research fellowships at Yale, Cambridge, and the Library of Congress and is the recipient of the National Endowment of the Humanities Public Scholar award. He serves as a Trustee of the Maryland Historical Society, as an elected member of the Colonial Society of Massachusetts, and as a fellow of the Royal Historical Society.
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Dr. Richard Bell (Associate Professor of History at the University of Maryland) is one of a handful of scholars who has received multiple research fellowships from the Library Company – first as a doctoral candidate at Harvard in 2003 and 2004, and later as a faculty member at the University of Maryland in 2012 and 2013. In 2013, Dr. Bell began work on the project matured into the remarkable new volume Stolen: Five Free Boys Kidnapped into Slavery and their Astonishing Odyssey Home (Simon & Schuster, 2020). Stolen shines a light on what Dr. Bell terms the "Reverse Underground Railroad," a black market network of human traffickers and slave traders who stole away thousands of legally-free African Americans from families in free, northern cities, including Philadelphia. Deeply researched yet written in an accessible, direct voice, Stolen reveals the precarity of freedom through a microhistory of five boys kidnapped and transported to slaveholding states. Dr. Jill Lepore has called it a "heartbreaking and searing account of their stories that chronicles not only the agonies and atrocities of slavery, but the fragility of freedom, and the dauntlessness of resistance."[K stands for kidnapper.] New York, 1864.https://digital.librarycompany.org/islandora/object/Islandora%3A2816
E12. Richard Bell: True American Grit. The Importance Of Being Honest With Yourself And Helping Each Other.
Richard Bell is a compassionate individual with some true American Grit. He is also a Vietnam-era Navy Pilot, former Division 1 basketball player for the University of Oklahoma, member of the AM300 Solutions Board, US Ski and Snowboard Military Advisory Board Member, and true Entrepreneur. In this interview he shares the importance of having compassion for others and positive results of never quitting. He also shares some incredible stories of some close calls from his time as a pilot in the Navy. Mettle Mentality is proud to be partnered with AM300 and the Phoenix Project. To learn more about this partnership be sure to visit https://www.am300.com/mettle Be sure to follow The Mettle Mentality Podcast on social media for posts to inspire and uplift your mentality. https://www.instagram.com/mettlementality/ https://www.facebook.com/mettlementality/ https://twitter.com/mettlementality Want to connect with like-minded individuals working to becoming better versions of themselves? Join our Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/mettlementalitygroup/ As always, If you find value in the show please leave a review and RATE us 5 Stars on Apple Podcasts. But, more importantly share this podcast with someone you know who would benefit from the messages from the guests on each episode.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/mettlementality/message
How could five boys, walking free in Philadelphia in the summer of 1825, be kidnapped, forced into the hold of a boat, chained and beaten, brought to the Eastern Shore, and then transported south?Historian Richard Bell chronicles how the boys were enslaved through the Reverse Underground Railroad. Most who were snatched never saw their families again. But something surprising happened in this case. Bell's book is "Stolen: Five Free Boys Kidnapped into Slavery and Their Astonishing Odyssey Home".Richard Bell will be speaking about the book next Thursday, February 27th at 6 pm at the Maryland Historical Society.