Paradox of Liberty

Slavery At Jefferson’s Monticello: Paradox of Liberty

Opens March 15


Upcoming Events

Decolonizing the Mind: A Conversation between Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o, Ph.D. & Gloria House, Ph.D. on Feb. 26 at 6 PM

Decolonizing the Mind: A Community Workshop | Speaker: Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o, Ph.D. on Feb. 27 at 6 PM

George Washington & Ona Judge, His Runaway Slave | Speaker: Erica Armstrong Dunbar, Ph.D. on March 9 at 2 PM

She Took Justice: 400 Years of Perseverance | Speaker: Gloria J. Browne-Marshall, J.D., M.A. on March 21 at 6 PM

“When Slavery Is Erased From Plantations” | Speaker: Talitha LeFlouria, Ph.D. on March 26 at 6 PM

Sally Hemings: An Authentic Perspective | Speaker: Brenda Stevenson, Ph.D. on March 30 at 2 PM  

Past Events

Thomas Jefferson & Slavery: Treason Against the Hopes of Mankind | Speaker: Paul Finkelman, Ph.D. on Jan. 15, 2019 from 6 - 7:30 PM

Discovering Monticello: A Descendant’s Search for Her Family’s Lost Heritage | Speaker: Gayle Jessup White on Feb. 5, 2019 from 6 - 7:30 PM

Additional Resources

The Life of Sally Hemings - 

Educational Recollection of Enslaved Man: Isaac Granger Jefferson - 

The Slavery at Monticello App -