Jori Lewis

Author

Author of “Slaves for Peanuts: A Story of Conquest, Liberation, and a Cropy That Changes History” 

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In “Slaves for Peanuts,” journalist Jori Lewis explores the long and winding history of the peanut and it’s relationship with Africa and slavery.

‘Slaves for Peanuts’: How peanut cultivation in Africa shaped slavery

In “Slaves for Peanuts,” journalist Jori Lewis explores the long and winding history of the peanut and it’s relationship with Africa and slavery.

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