Revealing the Role of Black Barbers in the Underground Railroad

Watch this: Left of Black interviews the author of a new book on the pivotal place of black barbershops throughout American history.

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Left of Black host Mark Anthony Neal is joined by professor Quincy T. Mills to discuss his book, Cutting Along the Color Line: Black Barbers and Barber Shops in America. Professor Mills teaches history at Vassar College.

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