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Person Place Thing with President of the Ford Foundation Darren Walker

Darren Walker
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Darren Walker

President of the Ford Foundation, he supported Monticello’s efforts to improve its depiction of the enslaved Black people who built it as well as Thomas Jefferson, who owned it, not only as honest history but because, “I believe that Thomas Jefferson and his home are one and the same.” A hyper-metaphor. Presented with the Municipal Art Society. Guest-host: Jami Floyd.

You can hear the full episode at personplacething.org.