White on “Listening to the Enslaved” | openDemocracy

Sophie White on slave testimony and engaging the archive: "Indeed, far from seeing a court appearance as exclusively antagonistic, the enslaved sometimes seized the opportunity to testify. When they did so, they tended to move past the specifics of the court case. The importance of this archive therefore lies not in its presentation of factual … Continue reading White on “Listening to the Enslaved” | openDemocracy