Speaking Culturally

What’s Next in Interpreting Slavery: Using the name of the enslaved brings their story to life

January 24, 2020 Andre Taylor/Lacey Wilson Season 2 Episode 4
Speaking Culturally
What’s Next in Interpreting Slavery: Using the name of the enslaved brings their story to life
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Speaking Culturally
What’s Next in Interpreting Slavery: Using the name of the enslaved brings their story to life
Jan 24, 2020 Season 2 Episode 4
Andre Taylor/Lacey Wilson

Public historian and historical interpreter Lacey Wilson concludes the series on how do we interpret slavery in America going forward. Wilson says she doesn’t shy away from discussing slavery and incorporates the daily chores enslaved people would have performed on the plantation and inside the plantation home. Introducing the daily activities of enslaved people humanizes them and adds an element to the discussion of slavery, Wilson says.

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Public historian and historical interpreter Lacey Wilson concludes the series on how do we interpret slavery in America going forward. Wilson says she doesn’t shy away from discussing slavery and incorporates the daily chores enslaved people would have performed on the plantation and inside the plantation home. Introducing the daily activities of enslaved people humanizes them and adds an element to the discussion of slavery, Wilson says.