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.
*Wrote the Introduction to the companion book to HBO's Unchained Memories
*Executive Director of the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center (opening Summer 2004)
*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.
*Co-Author of the Follow the North Star Program
*Associate Director for Interpretation at Connor Prairie Living Museum, Indianapolis, Ind.
*Deputy Director, Anti-Slavery International