Cumberland County Public Library

Cane River (2020)

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A racially-charged love story in Natchitoches Parish, a “free community of color” in Louisiana. A budding, forbidden romance lays bare the tensions between two black communities, both descended from slaves but of disparate opportunity – the light-skinned, property-owning Creoles and the darker-skinned, more disenfranchised families of the area.

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