BLOGROLL: Miles on Slave Mistress Ghosts and Tourism

Tiya Miles on the haunted South:

“It is time to exorcise the “slave mistress” ghost of the Southern haunted house tour and replace her with fully realized personas of the difficult past.

“The reality of black women held in bondage and forced to labor both reproductively and productively is the “tough stuff” that built this country and with which we must seriously contend….”

Read it all: Tiya Miles: Free the black slave mistress ghost | SavannahNow

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