"The Reckoning - Facing the Legacy of Slavery in America" is a digital project developed by Loretta Williams (editor) and produced by Nancy Rosenbaum and Dan Gediman. The history and lasting impact of slavery in America is examined by looking at Kentucky as a case study. The project's website includes
- four hour-long specials for public radio, as well as a regular podcast series - see details in the trailer here (and information on the public radio stations can be found here). on The Reckoning YouTube Channel. Search any podcasting player for The Reckoning: Facing the Legacy of Slavery in America or paste this RSS feed in the app: https://feed.podbean.com/reckoningradio/feed.xml
- oral histories of former enslaved peoples, from the WPA Writer's Project in the 1930s.
- bibliography which includes many free and accessible resources to download.
- educator resources focusing especially on full packages of lesson plans and handouts created for elementary, middle, and high school educators - guided by Dr. Carly Mutterties, executive director of the Kentucky Council for the Social Studies, and University of Kentucky education professor, Dr. Kathy Swan.