Peace in Schools and the Marketing of Enslaved Bodies

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Fri, 06/09/2017 - 9:00am to 10:00am
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Caverly Morgan discusses the Peace in Schools program in Portland. Professor Daina Ramey Berry talks about her book, "The Price for Their Pound of Flesh: The Value of the Enslaved, from Womb to Grave, in the Building Of A Nation."

 

Caverly Morgan is the founding director of Peace in Schools.    In 2014, Peace in Schools launched the first for-credit high school mindfulness course in the nation.   And that is right here in Portland.  She leads the Peace in Schools teaching team, develops our mindfulness curricula, and works directly with teens.

Daina Ramey Berry is an associate professor of history and African and African Diaspora Studies, at the University of Texas at Austin.  She is the author of The Price for Their Pound of Flesh:  The Value of the Enslaved, from Womb to Grave, in the Building Of A Nation.

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