“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?