Author dann Broyld on his book, "Borderland Blacks"
When the Fugitive Slave Law passed in 1850, Rochester had a lot more in common with St. Catharines, Canada than it did with Buffalo. Life near the border was challenging for Black families and individuals. But Rochester and St. Catharine’s built a powerful relationship.
In his new book, “Borderland Blacks,” author dann Broyld brings a scholarly approach to understanding this story. He’s in Rochester for a presentation at Kodak Center, but first, he joins us on “Connections." Our guest: