This week in the twittersphere, a scholar and direct descendant of Gabriel, an enslaved man who planned to take over Richmond, Virginia, in August 1800, discusses the significance of Gabriel's Rebellion. Learn more here.
The latest episode of the Teaching Hard History podcast provides unique insights into why and how the WPA Slave Narratives should be used in the classroom. Find the episode here.
Published by The New York Times, Anne C. Bailey’s article, “For Hundreds of Years, Enslaved People were Bought and Sold in America. Today Most of the Sites of this Trade are Forgotten,” explores the tragic importance of slave auction sites and why they need to be preserved. Read more here.
Statues of Harriet Tubman and Frederick Douglass were unveiled and installed in the State House in Annapolis, Maryland, this week, which marks the end of a nearly four-year-long push to honor the pair of abolitionists in the State House building. Learn more here.