S.3 Ep.9 – Roots and Remembrance

On this episode we talk to Monticello’s Niya Bates about an event she moderated at the Northside Library centered around the largest sale of enslaved people in Monticello’s history. We also talk about what we read.


We also hear from Monticello’s Niya Bates, Director of African American History and the Getting Word Oral History Project, about an event held at the Northside Library in January. This event was Roots and Remembrance: From the Descendants of Monticello’s Enslaved Families, which allowed descendants of people enslaved at Monticello to reflect upon and remember their ancestors.

Niya is reading:


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