Jul 4, 2019
Orderlyforlee takes a Wild Southern Ride with an Italian Descendant from the SunnySide Plantation in Arkansas. His guest, grandma JoAnne, brings her Italian heritage to bare in this Bonus Episode. Hear this Wild Southern Journey from Italy to Arkansas. The Sunnyside Plantation was a cotton plantation near Lake Village, Chicot County, Arkansas, in the Arkansas Delta. Built as a cotton plantation, it was farmed using the forced labor of African American slaves. After the War Between the States freedman farmed it. From the 1890s to the 1910s, it used convict laborers and employed immigrants from Northern Italy, many of whom were subject to peonage. Grandma JoAnne is a descendant of the SunnySide Plantation Italians. Episode 21
A Modern Black Man's Confederate Journey continues.
Book: Robert E. Lee's Orderly A Modern Black Man's Confederate Journey Published October 2015 (Foreword by Historian, Dr. Otis Pickett, Ph.D, Mississippi College)
Extended Edition: Published August 2018 (Foreword by James Meredith, Author and Last Living Civil Rights Icon)
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