It has been a minute since I have updated the site, but the work has not stopped.
Since my last post, I have received my Master’s, moved to a new city, started a new job, and have fallen in love. And, perhaps of most interest to you, I have been working a lot behind the scenes on a few different projects. Continue reading “What’s in the Works”
So I spent the night inside an original slave dwelling at the Hermitage. Continue reading “New Place, New Questions”
Every fire will eventually calm down to mere embers. Continue reading “Reigniting the Fire”
If there is one thing I have learned from the Black Church, and there are many, it is the need to “make it plain.” Continue reading “An Email: Framing Commentary”
On February 21, I received an email from someone through the contact form on the website. I paste it below, exactly as it came to my inbox, without any identifiers regarding who sent it. Continue reading “An Email”
Henry was one of the two listed carpenters at The Hermitage. While it may forever be incomplete, his story is a fascinating one, and like Ned Davis, the other carpenter from Andrew Jackson’s plantation, Henry gives us an insight into the human side of the system of enslavement. Continue reading “Henry”
Ned Davis was one of the two carpenters at Andrew Jackson’s plantation, The Hermitage. Although we do not know a ton about him, as is the case with Henry, the other carpenter, his story, like the story of each enslaved person who lived in this country, deserves to be told. Continue reading “Ned Davis”