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USA Today Covers History Professor’s New Take on Slavery in Vermont

Associate Professor Harvey Amani Whitfield is profiled in a USA Today article about his research and latest book, The Problem of Slavery in Early Vermont, 1777-1810. Whitfield discusses his findings regarding the fact that Vermont experienced the lingering effects of slavery after its constitutional ban in the state. "What I'm trying to make an argument for is more nuance,” Whitfield explains. Read the story…