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W&L’s Morel on Teaching Colson Whitehead’s “The Underground Railroad”

— by on June 1st, 2017

“The novel should motivate those unfamiliar with the history of race in America to learn more about its role in our social and political development.”

Lucas Morel, professor of politics and head of the politics department at Washington and Lee University, recently shared his thoughts on teaching Colson Whitehead’s award-winning novel The Underground Railroad with TeachingAmericanHistory.org.

Read the full interview online at TeachingAmericanHistory.org.