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Teaching About Slavery

Descendants of Sally Hemings & Thomas Jefferson at Monticello, 1999

Descendants of Sally Hemings & Thomas Jefferson at Monticello, 1999

Richmond, Virginia
Saturday, May 18, 2013

Harvard Law School history professor Annette Gordon-Reed is the author of two books exploring the story of Sally Hemings and her family’s ties to Thomas Jefferson. Her 2009 book, “The Hemingses of Monticello,” won a Pulitzer Prize. At the National Council for History Education National Conference in Richmond, Virginia, professor Gordon-Reed discusses teaching about slavery, as well as the research that led to her books.

Updated: Monday, July 22, 2013 at 12:53pm (ET)

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