Tracing The Hairstons
Tracing the Hairstons is a three-part documentary series that explores the journey of the Hairston’s, one of America’s largest slave holding families from both the black and white perspective. Tracing the Hairstons reveals the struggles and triumphs of a family that is bound by a name through the worst atrocity in American History. This film allows Hairston’s themselves to tell their legacy stories. These Hairston’s tell stories of hardship, pain, bravery, plantation life, the “South” as it once was, triumph and legacy.