Slavery's Descendants: Shared Legacies of Race and Reconciliation and Hears Co-Editor Dionne Ford Discuss the Work of Coming to the Table

Information about this organization, founded in 2006, that works to recognize the past and present injustice of slavery and racism and works for racial healing and social change.

A Quote From Martin Luther King, Jr.'s "I Have A Dream Speech"

"I have a dream that one day on the red hills of Georgia the sons of former slaves and the sons of former slave owners will be able to sit down together at the table of brotherhood...."

From Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr's "I Have a Dream Speech," delivered August 28, 1963, during the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.

About the Organization


"The stories of the descendants of enslavers and the enslaved can help heal our past by shedding light on truths that are rarely told." From the Coming to the Table website.

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