Teaching Slavery

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Slavery may have ended close to 135 years ago, but the way we tell the story of slavery is still a work in progress. Guest host Melinda Penkava talks about the different ways of learning about slavery — from television to the movies to the classroom.


Spencer Crew
*Wrote the Introduction to the companion book to HBO's Unchained Memories
*Executive Director of the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center (opening Summer 2004)

Stephanie Camp
*Assistant Professor: African-American, History of Slavery, American South, University of Washington, Seattle.
*Teaching an American Slavery course in Spring *Involved with Teachers as Scholars and Diversity teaching workshops, which teach other educators about slavery.

Michelle Evans
*Co-Author of the Follow the North Star Program
*Associate Director for Interpretation at Connor Prairie Living Museum, Indianapolis, Ind.

David Ould
*Deputy Director, Anti-Slavery International



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