Two Women Tackle Their Shared History

Historians in the News
tags: slavery, racism, genealogy


My great-great-grandfather. A.J. Pickett was a slaveholder. Karen Orozco Gutierrez’s great-grandfather Milton Howard was one of the people he enslaved. Five generations later we met in Montgomery, Alabama, to explore our shared past. Last month we connected remotely on a webinar sponsored by the Shelter Island Library to talk about what we found.

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