CTTT in the News

History Lessons

I discovered that my ancestors had enslaved people. Would connecting with a descendant of those who were enslaved bring anyone healing?

Coming to the Table statement on Police Violence

Coming to the Table grieves the heartbreaking loss of George Floyd and all the countless people murdered by police in recent months and throughout the history of the United States.

America, It’s Time for Racial Reckoning

Our country has been marred by the murder of Rayshard Brooks in Atlanta, coming on the heels of the brutal killing of George Floyd by Minneapolis police in May. Their blood cries out for justice.

Raising the Dead: Coming to the Table

“Like Rosa Parks, I’m unwilling to give up my seat on the bus of history, and like Lucia King, committed to confronting history and finding a way to heal.”

Textbooks were ‘racist to the core’

Most public school students in South Carolina in the 20th century were taught from books written by the daughter of a slave owner and Confederate soldier.

Juneteenth 2014

Juneteenth commemorates the day in 1865 when many enslaved people discovered they were free. Interview with descendants from enslaved people and enslavers.

Gather at the Table on C-Span

C-SPAN’s “2014 Cities Tour” visited Bend, Oregon to feature the community’s literary life, including an interview with author and CTTT E. D. Tom DeWolf.

My Family Tree in Black and White

The descendant of a master-slave union faces an unexpected challenge: how to relate to the people whose ancestors once owned hers.

Free to form a new bond

CTTT members Bernadine Anderson and Jeff Fracher, descendants of slave and slaveholder from a Louisiana plantation, built a friendship by sharing family stories.

When kin of slaves and owner meet

Descendants of people who were enslaved and those who were enslavers work for truth, justice, healing and transformation using Coming to the Table Approach

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