Fifteen-year-old Chassidy Buckner thought she had already learned all about slavery from school and her mother. But at the Griot Museum of Black History, the lesson became personal.
"Because it is my ancestors,” Buckner said.
Looking at the life-sized figures chained together in the hold beneath a slave ship is different than seeing pictures in a book.
"I didn’t know it was that cramped and with, like, blood everywhere," Buckner said.