~ “Celebrations, Found Truths, Sheroes, Heroes, Events and Programs” which recognize and celebrate the contributions in art, literature, politics and education of the African American community throughout the year in the DC Metropolitan area.
Daina Ramey Berry will be presenting her book, The Price for Their Pound of Flesh: The Value of the Enslaved, from Womb to the Grave in the Building of a Nation.
How do you ascribe a value to a human life? In the antebellum South, how were values for enslaved people determined?
Sponsored by the Departments of English and History, Howard University.