Books & Films by CTTT Authors & Filmmakers


Note: these books and films have been written and/or created by members of the CTTT Community.


The Accidental Slaveowner: Revisiting a Myth of Race and Finding an American Family, by Mark Auslander

Beyond Fear: Twelve Spiritual Keys to Racial Healing, by Aeeshah Ababio-Clottey (and Kokomon Clottey)

Breaking Chains: Slavery on Trial in the Oregon Territory, by R. Gregory Nokes

The Family Tree: a lynching in Georgia, a legacy of secrets, and my search for the truth, by Karan Branan

The Forage House, by Tess Taylor

Gather at the Table: The Healing Journey of a Daughter of Slavery and a Son of the Slave Trade, by Sharon Leslie Morgan and Thomas Norman DeWolf

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Had Slaves, by Catherine Sasanov

The Hairstons: An American Family in Black and White, by Henry Wiencek

Hoodless Klan, by Ruth R. Baskerville

Inheriting the Trade: A Northern Family Confronts Its Legacy as the Largest Slave-Trading Dynasty in U.S. History, by Thomas Norman DeWolf

Jefferson’s Children: The Story of One American Family, by Shannon Lanier and Jane Feldman

Life of William Grimes, the Runaway Slave, by Regina Mason (and William L. Andrews)

Love Cemetery, Unburying the Secret History of Slaves, by China Galland

Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome, by Dr. Joy DeGruy

The Slaves Have Names: Ancestors of My Home, by Andi Cumbo-Floyd

Steele Secrets, by Andi Cumbo-Floyd

The Sword of the Lord, by Andrew Himes

Wit, Will & Walls, by Betty Kilby Baldwin




anywhere (1)Anywhere But Here, directed by Lorenzo Dickerson

The Coachman, directed by Lorenzo Dickerson

Moving Midway, directed, produced, and written by Godfrey Cheshire

Never Give Up! Ama’s Journey to Freedom on the Underground Railroad, a film by Kesa Kivel

Shared History, directed, produced, and written by Felicia Furman

Traces of the Trade: A Story from the Deep North, directed, produced, and written by Katrina Browne