Seminarian traces family’s unspoken role in slavery

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c. 2008 Religion News Service (UNDATED) Katrina Browne was in seminary when she got the letter. Written by her grandmother, it revealed an ugly secret: Her family’s wealth, Ivy League diplomas and social affluence all stemmed from the slave trade. Her ancestors _ the DeWolf family of Rhode Island _ had created what was perhaps […]

  • I saw the special on KCET last night. It was a very nice documentary. Katrina Browne held my attention and made me feel her passion for making the truth known.