Getting Word: A Conversation with Descendants of the Enslaved at Monticello

Photographed by LC Handy


  • Dr. Rex Ellis, Associate Director for Curatorial Affairs, National Museum of African American History and Culture
  • Dr. Dianne Swann-Wright, Historian, The Getting Word Project

Monticello Panelists:

  • Shannon Lanier
  • Karen Hughes White
  • Jacqueline Yurkoski

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Photo Credits: The photographs of the descendants taken at the exhibition opening in January 2012 that appear in the final segment of this webinar were taken by photographer Jane Feldman.

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