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Emily Cadmus

Beyond descendant outreach: authentic engagement through increased accessibility in the Kith + Kin project

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The past decade has seen big shifts in the interpretation of slavery and enslaved people. Descendant engagement has become a standard of practice at places like Montpelier, the Whitney Plantation, and the University of Virginia. Other institutions, like Duke University and Clemson University, have established archival collections centered on documenting enslaved people. Read More