Episode 6, Season 1
To see a more complete picture of the experience of enslaved people, you have to redefine resistance. Dr. Kenneth S. Greenberg offers teachers a lens to help students see the ways in which enslaved people fought back against the brutality of slavery.
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Resources and Readings
- SPLC, Teaching the Hard History of American Slavery
- Teaching Hard History, A Framework for Teaching American Slavery
- History, Suffolk University
- Honor and Slavery: Lies, Duels, Noses, Masks, Dressing as a Woman, Gifts, Strangers, Humanitarianism, Death, Slave Rebellions, the Proslavery Argument, Baseball, Hunting and Gambling in the Old South
- Nat Turner: A Slave Rebellion in History and Memory
- Teaching Hard History: Text Library, Frederick Douglass Describes Enslavers
- The New York Times, The Historian Behind Slavery Apologists Like Kanye West (Ulrich B. Phillips)
- SPLC report, U.S. Education on American Slavery Sorely Lacking
- Association for the Study of African American Life, Founders of Black History Month: Carter G. Woodson
- Learning for Justice, Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas
- Kenneth M. Stampp, Peculiar institution: Slavery in the Ante-Bellum South
- Stanley Elkins, Slavery: A Problem in American Institutional and Intellectual Life
- Learning for Justice: Lesson, Nat Turner
- Kenneth S Greenberg (editor), The Confessions of Nat Turner: And Related Documents
- History News Network, Stephanie M. H. Camp
- Frederick Douglass, Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave
- Learning for Justice, Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl