Author Caitlin Rosenthal on the role of slavery in the history of business

Aug 14, 2018
Caitlin Rosenthal, author of "Accounting for Slavery," discusses the role slavery plays in the history of business.
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The disturbing parallels between modern accounting and the business of slavery

Aug 14, 2018
How slaveholders used modern management techniques
A group of women and children, presumably slaves, sit and stand around the doorway of a rough wooden cabin, Southern United States, mid 19th Century. One girl reads a book to the group of sitting children.
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The economic impact of a major new museum

Sep 23, 2016
Washington, D.C. is opening a new museum on the history of African-Americans.
A statue of Colorado pioneer and former slave Clara Brown is on display next to a preserved slave cabin at the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture.
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