Review: ‘The “Colored Hero” of Harper’s Ferry’ by Steven Lubet

The “Colored Hero” of Harper’s Ferry
John Anthony Copeland and the War against Slavery

Steven Lubet

Published by:
Cambridge University Press
Publication Date:
16th September 2015
Edition: Paperback
ISBN: 9781107076020
PRICE: $27.99 (USD)

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From One Fat Girl to Another…

This, so much this.

imagesThere are certain things that people tend to do when conversing with a fat girl. Often, these things fall on two sides of the fence: the ignorant exclaims of “you’re not fat” resonate in our ears when we’re around people who don’t wish to offend – or on the flipside of this, the obnoxious “my friend lost X amount of weight on X diet and I think it’d really work for you…” Hahahaa, nope, no thank you. The tiptoers and the diet pushers are just as bad as one another, I don’t want to be told that I’m not fat… because (shock horror) I am – and I don’t want to be told about a new fad-diet because (double shock horror) I’m happy with myself and don’t actually want to lose weight! But there are certain things that people won’t say to us fatties for whatever reason, but from one…

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