Slavery and UVA

 

Janitor and bell-ringer Henry Martin served the University of Virginia nearly his entire life, both enslaved and freed.

Janitor and bell-ringer Henry Martin served the University of Virginia
nearly his entire life, enslaved and free.

 

 

GUESTS:  The University of Virginia’s Dr. Marcus Martin and Historian Kirt von Daacke.


TOPIC:
  Martin and von Daacke are the Co-Chairs of the University of Virginia’s President’s Commission on Slavery and the University— an exciting and historic effort on the part of UVA to embrace the challenge of exploring, teaching and reflecting on the history of slavery at the University.


ORIGINAL BROADCAST DATE:
Thursday, August 28, 2014.

 

 

 

 
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