Ayesha Mir ’16 Writes Piece for NewsWorks

Posted July 6th, 2015 at 10:16 am.

A Political Science major and English minor, Ayesah Mir ’16 is interning at NewsWorks, the online home of WHYY News and its network of journalism partners in Philadelphia, South Jersey and Delaware.

In her article, Mir highlights an interactive performance dealing with issues of race that took place in a house that served as a crucial site for the 1777 Revolutionary War Battle of Germantown but was also home to a family of slave owners.

“In this historic house, Benjamin Chew sought liberty from the British, all while holding the liberty of the slaves that he owned hostage,” writes Mir.

Read the entire article on the NewsWorks website.

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