Episode 12, Season 1
At James Madison’s Montpelier, the legacy of enslaved people isn’t silenced—and their descendants have a voice. Christian Cotz, Price Thomas and Dr. Patrice Preston Grimes explain how that happened, and why it’s important.
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Resources and Readings
- Learning for Justice, Preserving a More Honest History
- Learning for Justice, The White House: A Slave's View
Dr. Patrice Preston Grimes
- Associate Dean, African-American Affairs, University of Virginia
- Montpelier, African-American Descendants Project
- Montpelier, The Mere Distinction of Colour (exhibit)
- The White House, James Madison
- Congress.gov Resources, The Federalist Papers
- White House Historical Association, Dolley Madison
- George Washington, Mount Vernon
- Thomas Jefferson, Monticello
- Montpelier, One Person at a Time (Rebecca Gilmore Coleman)
- Montpelier, Archeology (Dr. Matt Reeves)
- AfroVirginia, Gilmore Cabin - Montpelier
- Orange County African-American Historical Society
- Smithsonian, National Museum of African-American History and Culture
- Historical Marker Database, Montpelier Slave Cemetery
- Henry Louis Gates, Jr.,What Is Juneteenth?
- Montpelier, The Life of Paul Jennings
- Montpelier, Let 'Em Shine