Darin J. Waters, Ph.D.

Slave Deeds of Buncombe County

Forever Free

Watch Forever Free, a documentary about the Buncombe County Slave Deeds. Dr. Waters is interviewed in this video. 

Click the title above to read the Mountain Xpress cover story about the digitizing of the Buncombe County Slave Deeds, which was made possible through a partnership between the Register of Deeds and the Center for Diversity Education at UNC Asheville. For Waters, sharing this information "says to those who are descendants of slaves that we are finally recognizing the humanity of your ancestors and the important role they played in helping create the society we now live in.”