From Twitter

Amanda McGee's picture

This week in the twittersphere, students from Shenandoah University and John Handley High School helped map rediscovered grave sites of freed and enslaved peoples at The Henrico Baltimore Family Cemetery. Learn more here.

A new digital archiving project, People Not Property, aims to create a statewide database of slave deeds in North Carolina. Find out more here.

Published by The Boston Review, David Waldstreicher’s article, “The Hidden Stakes of the 1619 Controversy,” explores the relationship between the criticisms of the 1619 Project and historical debates surrounding the American Revolution and the institution of slavery. Read more here.

Tracy Jan investigates what one family’s story reveals about reparations in her article published by The Washington Post. Find it here.

 

 

Categories: News Item, Roundup