Mingo Niles was likely the longest serving employee of the Robinson family. He worked for them intermittently for about 30 years, his name appearing here and there in farm ledgers.
A white savior narrative developed that centered the benevolence of white Abolitionists, particularly Quakers, while minimizing the Black freedom seeker to a recipient of white charitability and an associate in their own story.
FERRISBURGH — Rokeby Museum in Ferrisburgh recently hired Tucker Foltz for its newly created Education Programs Manager position. Foltz is a public historian with a background in education and museum interpretation. Before joining Rokeby, Foltz worked for … (read more)