Press Coverage

These opinion essays were written by members of our staff:

James DeWolf Perry and Katrina Browne, “Civil War’s dirty secret about slavery,” CNN.com, April 12, 2011.

Katrina Browne, “Commentary: Slavery needs more than an apology,” CNN.com, August 19, 2009.

Here is press coverage of our project with the Episcopal Diocese of Rhode Island, to create a museum about slavery and the slave trade and a National Center for Reconciliation in the Episcopal Cathedral in Providence, R.I.:

Scott MacKay, “James DeWolf Perry Named Director of Episcopal Cathedral Slavery Reconciliation Initiative,” November 24, 2015

Katharine Q. Seelye, New York Times,Rhode Island Church Taking Unusual Step to Illuminate Its Slavery Role,” August 24, 2015

Michelle R. Smith, Associated Press, “Cathedral May Become Museum to the U.S. Slave Trade,” November 27, 2014

Scott Martelle, Los Angeles Times, Opinion: A Cathedral Could Become a Museum to a Painful Legacy: Slavery,” December 1, 2014

Paul Davis, Providence Journal,Museum on slave trade planned for Episcopal cathedral in Providence,” November 16, 2014

This Associated Press worldwide story reports on our research in Cuba:

Will Weissert, “US Family Finds Traces of Slave-Trade Past in Cuba,” March 31, 2010.

Katrina Browne was featured on a roundtable at Huffington Post Live on December 17, 2012, on the topic, “White in America?

We plan to add a selection of press stories about our work in the United States. If you wish to see these stories in the meantime, please contact us.


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