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Historic sites in South Carolina city press ahead with interpreting slavery despite unease

In recent years, Charleston-area historic sites have dramatically increased their interpretation of slavery and its vital role in the area’s early history.


And some visitors have pushed back, uneasy with hearing a story many feel reflects poorly on their ancestors. The feedback can be particularly harsh with the relative anonymity of social media and a political moment where racism is debated almost daily in the news.


https://www.postandcourier.com/news/despite-pushback-charleston-historic-sites-expand-their-interpretation-of-slavery/article_d8786e3c-c5e4-11e9-a77a-13ef0ca177de.html

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