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Audio: Vermont Edition Interviews UVM Professor about Vermont’s Slave History

Harvey Amani Whitfield, an associate professor of history, talks to VPR about his new book, The Problem of Slavery in Early Vermont, 1777-1810. Following the abolition of slavery in Vermont in 1777, Whitfield examines the delayed effects of the provision, as slave-holding persisted. Listen to the story…