Video: Scarlet and Black Contributors Share Experience Studying Slavery at Emory Symposium

On September 30, 2021, Scarlet and Black contributors shared their experience studying slavery at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, as part of the 3-day symposium called In the Wake of Slavery and Dispossession: Emory, Racism, and the Journey towards Restorative Justice. This symposium highlighted the ongoing efforts and research in the areas of slavery, dispossession, and restorative justice, with a focus on the legacy of racism and its enduring effects at Emory University. The sessions included creative interpretations and dialogue, with a primary focus on the perspectives of Black, Native American, and Indigenous peoples.

You can learn more about the symposium and view videos from all sessions on the symposium website.

Watch the session recording:

Panel Discussion: Rutgers Experience in Studying Slavery and the Development of the Scarlet and Black Project 


  • Jesse Bayker, Research Project Manager and Digital Archivist for the Scarlet and Black Project (moderator), Rutgers University–New Brunswick
  • Miya Carey, Assistant Professor of History, Binghamton University
  • Beatrice Adams, Assistant Professor of African American History, College of Wooster
  • Tracey Johnson, Scarlet and Black Postdoctoral Fellow, Rutgers University–New Brunswick