This August (2022) we feature two videos paired with one reading to explore multi-racial identity. We also include The Forgotten Slavery of our Ancestors, which offers an introduction to the history of Indigenous enslavement on land that is now the United States. As the featured historians point out, the enslavement of Indigenous peoples stretched from Alaska into South America. It predated and helped shape the system of African enslavement in New England, and it lasted until throughout the 19th century in the West. “This,” explains historian Andrés Reséndez, “is our shared history.
- The Pew Research Center: Multi-Racial in America (Chapter Four: The Multi-Racial Experience).
- Learning for Justice teaching resources and tools for the Forgotten Slavery of Our Ancestors video (see below) and an entire collection of videos related to Teaching Hard History on Slavery.