It is well known that Thomas Jefferson had a relationship with one of his slaves Sally Hemings ~ they had children! What does it mean when the author of the US Declaration of Independence is your father and slave owner?
|The descendants of Sally Hemings and Thomas Jefferson|
This is a great way to revisit our discussions about the topic; visualizing them and "putting a real face on it" sometimes helps you understand what living in slavery - and attempting to escape might have been like. I hope you decide to read it!