36 minutes | Feb 15th 2019

Freedoms Journal: The Art of Jerry Pinkney | Episode 1

Freedom's Journal: The Art of Jerry Pinkney (Episode 1 of 5): Renowned illustrator and watercolorist Jerry Pinkney and Crystal Lucky, Associate Professor of English and Associate Dean at Villanova University, discuss African American history and both visual and literary interpretations of slavery, the Middle Passage, and the Underground Railroad. Their dialogue covers how the terrible legacy of slavery is felt in the culture of America today, and how there is also an “arc of promise." They discuss how to teach this hard history to children.
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