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A Conversation with Volney Gay About Whiteness, Anti-Black Violence, and the Pleasures of Owning People

Volney Gay is the guest on this week's episode of The Chauncey DeVega Show. He is a professor of religious studies, psychiatry, and anthropology at Vanderbilt University and author of the new book On the Pleasures of Owning Persons: The Hidden Face of American Slavery.During this week's episode of The Chauncey DeVega Show,…

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A Conversation with Volney Gay About Whiteness, Anti-Black Violence, and the Pleasures of Owning People

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