Mount Vernon’s Virtual Book Talk with Author Tamika Nunley

Tamika Nunley, author of At the Threshold of Liberty: Women, Slavery, and Shifting Identities in Washington, D.C., was featured on Mount Vernon’s virtual book talk series earlier this year. During the talk, Tamika discusses her book, the portrait of Elizabeth Keckley used as the books cover, the tradition of education amongst enslaved people and even answers some questions asked by the viewers. Tamika’s book was also featured on part two of our JuneTeenth recommended reading list.

Tamika Y. Nunley is assistant professor of history and comparative American studies at Oberlin College.