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Archaeologists Discover Sally Hemings’ Quarters — Right...

Archaeologists made an astonishing discovery at Thomas Jefferson's Monticello mansion this week, as they unearthed the former living quarters of Sally Hemings, the enslaved...

No, Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings Did...

Former president Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello plantation is undergoing a $35-million renovation to demonstrate that enslaved lives matter. Monticello historian Christa Dierksheide described the makeover...

Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello Plantation to Finally Acknowledge...

Thomas Jefferson's plantation is finally acknowledging his ties to enslaved woman Sally Hemings with a multimillion dollar restoration. Hemings reportedly resided in a room close...

New Technology Will Give Voice to Enslaved...

  NPR reports a new app is using 21st century technology to give voice to the more than 600 enslaved Africans who lived and worked...