Books

Gather at the Table Winner of the Phillis Wheatley Award for best Nonfiction/Biography & Memoir!Gather at the Table: The Healing Journey of a Daughter of Slavery and a Son of the Slave Trade (2012, Beacon Press; co-authored with Sharon Morgan):

“Gather at the Table is an honest exploration into the deep social wounds left by racism, violence and injustice, as the authors work through their own prejudices in search of reconciliation — and ultimately find friendship.”

— Leymah Gbowee, 2011 Nobel Peace Prize recipient

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Inheriting the Trade Inheriting the Trade: A Northern Family Confronts Its Legacy as the Largest Slave-Trading Dynasty in U.S. History (2008, Beacon Press; Tom’s first book of his experiences in making Traces of the Trade):

“Tom DeWolf’s deeply personal story, of his own journey as well as his family’s, is required reading for anyone interested in reconciliation. Healing from our historic wounds, that continue to separate us, requires us to walk this road together.”

— Myrlie Evers-Williams, civil rights leader, NAACP chair emeritus, author of The Autobiography of Medgar Evers, Watch Me Fly and For Us The Living

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Film

Traces of the Trade Tom is featured in the documentary that premiered at the Sundance Film Festival Traces of the Trade: A Story from the Deep North (2008, PBS/P.O.V.):

“Powerful is an inadequate word to describe the impact of Katrina Browne’s Traces of the Trade… [This] clear-headed film represents an intense and searing call for national dialogue.”

— Kirk Honeycutt, The Hollywood Reporter

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