Here’s an interesting public history take. Actress and comedian Azie Mira Dungey used to work as a historical reenactor at Mount Vernon. This new comedy series is based on the questions her character fielded from tourists to the site. I think it’s a unique way to highlight some of the issues such “living history” raises, as well as some of the gap in racial understanding that many Americans still have. I also think it’s hilarious.
Ask A Slave: A Comedy Web Series – Home.