A historian collecting thousands of runaway slave ads describes them as “the tweets of the master class” in the 18th and 19th centuries.
Source: Hunting down runaway slaves: The cruel ads of Andrew Jackson and ‘the master class’ – The Washington Post
Osage Murders for Oil
The Osage tribe in Oklahoma became spectacularly wealthy in the early 1900s — and then members started turning up dead. David Grann’s Killers of the Flower Moon describes the dark plot against them.
LISTEN: In The 1920s, A Community Conspired To Kill Native Americans For Their Oil Money : NPR