*The Resurrection of Nat Turner, Part One: The Witnesses hits bookshelves in August and is the first of two landmark novels by Sharon Ewell Foster to change and challenge what America knows about Nat Turner published by Howard/ Simon & Schuster.

It is believed that Nat Turner led the only successful slave revolt in American history 180 years ago on August 22, 1831 in Virginia. The aftermath left over 50 whites and hundreds of Blacks dead. Turner was convicted and executed. (more…)