See also: Primary Documents
David Walker, His Community, and the Abolitionist Movement
- David Walker’s Appeal to the Coloured Citizens of the World
Edited with an Introduction and Annotations by Peter P. Hinks, 2003, Pennsylvania State University Press
- To Awaken My Afflicted Brethren: David Walker and the Problem of Antebellum Slave Resistance
by Peter P. Hinks, 1997, Pennsylvania State University Press
- One Continual Cry: David Walker’s Appeal to the Coloured Citizens of the World (1829-1830): Its Setting and Its Meaning
by Herbert Aptheker, 1965, Humanities Press
- Black Bostonians: Family Life and Community Struggle in the Antebellum North
by James Oliver Horton and Lois E. Horton, 1999, Holmes and Meier
- Courage and Conscience: Black and White Abolitionists in Boston
edited by Donald M. Jacobs, 1993, Indiana University Press
- The Trials of Anthony Burns: Freedom and Slavery in Emerson's Boston
Von Frank, Albert J. 1999. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.
- Reminiscences of fugitive-slave law days in Boston
Bearse, Austin. 1880. Printed by W. Richardson.
- Maria W. Stewart: America’s First Black Woman Political Writer
Marilyn Richardson. 1987. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press.
- Lewis Hayden and the War Against Slavery
Strangis, Joel. 1999. North Haven, CT: Linnet Books.
- Shadrach Minkins: from Fugitive Slave to Citizen
Collison, Gary. 1997. Boston, MA: Harvard University Press. read more
- Museum of African American History (Boston and Nantucket)
- Boston African American National Historic Site
Slavery and Resistance in the North
- Complicity: How the North Promoted, Prolonged, and Profited from Slavery
by Anne Farrow, Joel Lang, and Jenifer Frank, 2005, Ballantine Books
- Ten Hills Farm: The Forgotten History of Slavery in the North
by C.S. Manegold, 2010, Princeton University Press
- Slavery in the North
- “New England’s Hidden History” (Boston Globe article)
The African American Freedom Struggle in National Context