His Ancestors Were Slave Traders and Hers Were Slaves. What They Learned About Healing from a Roadtrip

May 23, 2015

We embarked upon a journey to test whether two people —could come to grips with deep, traumatic, historic wounds and find healing. We had no idea where we would end up.

“I burst into tears in the parking lot of the Lowndes County Interpretive Center in rural Alabama. Tom and I were five days into the 6,000-plus mile “healing journey” that informed “Gather at the Table, the book we wrote about healing the many wounds Americans inherited from the legacy of slavery. We had just crossed the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma…”

To read the rest of this article, go to: His Ancestors Were Slave Traders and Hers Were Slaves, by Sharon Leslie Morgan and Thomas Norman DeWolf; cover story for Yes! Magazine

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