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Read an excerpt from Inheriting the Trade by Tom DeWolf
Inheriting the Trade is Tom DeWolf's powerful and disarmingly honest memoir of the journey he and nine of his extended family members took to retrace the steps of their ancestors and uncover the hidden history of New England.
More on how faith communities encourage healing
Faith and Reconciliation
The 25th Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church, Reverend Frank T. Griswold, reflects on the importance of asking forgiveness for the church's historical role in the legacy of slavery.
Read an interview with the filmmaker
"I was shocked again when I realized that instead of being the exception, the DeWolf family was just the tip of the iceberg of the vast complicity around slavery in New England." Katrina Browne talks about the making of Traces of the Trade.
More about the reparations debate
Making Amends for Slavery
Seven states have recently passed resolutions acknowledging and regretting their participation in the slave trade. Learn more about these resolutions, and the ongoing debate surrounding reparations in the United States, and compare these remedies with what other countries with similar legacies have done to make amends.
Ask the filmmaker your questions
POV Blog: Ask the Filmmaker
Find out Katrina Browne's answers to commonly asked questions, and enter your own questions in the Comments section. Browne will answer a selection over the course of the first week of broadcast.