Freeman is a book that takes place right after the American Civil War when millions of slaves are now freemen. Leonard Pitts paints a detailed picture of what these former slaves had to endue during the aftermath of war and the end of slavery.
After the Civil War the South was in turmoil. New groups were forming like that of the Ku Klux Klan in order to subdue black people. It was a perilous time in the American South.
Sam Freeman is a former slave...