Putting Enslaved Families’ Stories Back in the Monticello Narrative

Author Andrew M. Davenport highlights how the work of an oral history project, Getting Word, has informed a shift in the visitor experience of Thomas Jefferson’s primary estate, Monticello.

Source: Smithsonian
Published: Jun 14, 2018
Length: 16 minutes (4,226 words)

The Weather of the Place

Writer and editor Andrew Mitchell Davenport uses Jean Toomer’s Harlem Renaissance novel Cane to shed light on the ongoing reality of racial terror.

Published: Jul 12, 2017
Length: 10 minutes (2,616 words)