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Despite pushback, Charleston historic sites expand their interpretation of slavery | The Post and Courier

Cedric ‘BIG CED’ Thornton, The Post and Courier A row of enslaved people’s homes are still present on McLeod Plantation Historic Site on Monday Aug. 26, 2019, in Charleston. Gavin McIntyre/ Staff. By Gavin McIntyre [email protected] Featured Image 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 […]

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