Unchained Memories: Readings from the Slave Narratives”

In the video journal you will write up a one to two paragraph reflection on the assigned video resource. This week you should watch:

“Unchained Memories: Readings from the Slave Narratives”


This is a longer film so you can watch the first 45 minutes or watch the introduction then skip around to find narratives that interest you:

After viewing the film, write a short reflection of one or two paragraphs answering the questions below:

What did you learn from this documentary?  In what ways did it affirm or challenge your existing knowledge of this period of history?

What challenges to identity or institutions did the group featured in this film experience?

What strategies did they utilize to affirm or protect their identity during this period?