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The stories of the descendants of enslaved people at Monticello weave a rich history of trials and perseverance, hope and family connection. Since 1993, the Getting Word African American Oral History Project at Monticello has been collecting stories from descendants of people enslaved at Monticello in order to preserve and shared these frequently untold stories. Join Niya Bates, Senior Fellow of African American History, on Tuesday, June 29th at 1 p.m. as she talks about the project and some of the stories that have been passed down through generations.

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