Originally published 10/24/2016
The subject of an acclaimed new movie, the 1831 slave revolt led by Turner is also the focus of two tours, one black and one white, in a region still divided over Turner’s legacy.
Originally published 10/19/2016
Daina Ramey Berry
Returning these body parts to descendants, or at least granting them a respectful burial, will help our nation heal from the sin of slavery and its ugly afterlife.
Originally published 10/12/2016
Sarah N. Roth
The complicated matrix of reasons that went into the decision.
Originally published 10/10/2016
After being in white hands for several generations, Turner’s descendants were able to retrieve his skull from a former Gary, Ind., mayor.
Originally published 10/03/2016
Fox Searchlight has aimed a grass-roots campaign at churches, schools and pockets of political influence to ease the provocative film into communities on edge.
Originally published 05/19/2013
This article is adapted from Thomas Fleming’s new book, A Disease In the Public Mind – A New Understanding of Why We Fought the Civil War. Part two of a three-part series (read parts one and two). Thomas Jefferson Randolph. Credit: Monticello.
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