The register’s written entries on the plantations tend to say almost nothing about the enslaved people.
SOURCE: The Conversation
by Kelley Fanto Deetz
I spent a decade researching and writing about enslaved plantation cooks and lecture on the topic at historic sites.
SOURCE: ABC News
"We are grateful to Color of Change for bringing attention to this disrespectful practice," the statement added, referencing a California-based racial justice advocacy organization.
by Robert E. May
Despite their public claims that slaves were content with their situations, white southerners knew better. So should those going to southern historic mansions and plantations for Christmas.
SOURCE: Washington Post
“We’re at a very polarized, partisan political moment in our country, and not surprisingly, when we are in those moments, history becomes equally polarized."
Stephanie Jones-Rogers gives interview on how white women’s “investment” in slavery has shaped America today
The author of They Were Her Property: White Women as Slave Owners in the American South explains why white women were not bystanders to slavery.
SOURCE: Harvard Gazette
Historian Richard Dunn’s study of plantations in Jamaica and Virginia has recently been published.
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