Forum — Teaching Slavery

external image 12XXSlaveNarrative_GOA22L3K6.1+12xxslavenarrative028.standalone.prod_affiliate.6.jpgHow can scholars effectively introduce students to complicated, sensitive issues relating to the history and legacy of slavery in ways that lead to greater mutual understanding?

What sources are most helpful in teaching slavery in the classroom?

How can students engage more deeply with the study of slavery and slave trading and their legacies, outside of the classroom?

What is the proper role of the scholar in shaping public policy dealing with the legacy and use of the past?

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