What Does it Mean to Come to Terms With the History of Slavery?

Nick asks:
But what are the future implications for society’s coming to terms with slavery?


Does it matter whether or not we acknowledge the past so that we can ensure a more just future?

Does coming to terms with slavery mean historians should be advocating for policy reforms and other collective actions like peaceful protests?


What can I say and not say as a professional historian in uniform speaking on behalf of the federal government to the public?


Continue reading to see Andrew Pegoda’s response

Sourced through Scoop.it from: andrewpegoda.com


The U.S. still enslaves people through the prison industrial complex.


What are we gonna do about that?