Readings — From the June 2014 issue

Civil Rights Act

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From an interview with Azie Mira Dungey, creator of the Web comedy series Ask a Slave, by Amy M. Tyson, a historian at DePaul University, published in February in The Public Historian. Dungey’s series is based on her experiences as a living-history interpreter at Mount Vernon, where she portrayed Caroline Branham, the Washingtons’ enslaved housemaid.

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