The Teaching Tolerance Magazine, Spring 2015, features an article by Dr. Trey Adcock from UNC Asheville on the Slave Deeds Project People Not Property. Check it out: http://www.tolerance.org/magazine/number-49-spring-2015/feature/doing-history-buncombe-county

Image of Sarah Gudger from the Library of Congress’ Slave Narratives.

To learn how to involve your students in digitizing local slave deeds for People Not Property click here.


Forward Ever, Backward Never: Photographs by James Barker of the 1965 Voters Rights March from Selma to Montgomery February 2 – February 27 at UNC Asheville Karpen Hall. Programs details to follow. To learn more of Barker’s work visit: http://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/rare-photos-selma-march-thick-history-180953874/