During an interview on Here and Now, Tiya Miles, professor at the University of Michigan and author of Tales from the Haunted South: Dark Tourism and Memories of Slavery from the Civil War Era (The Steven and Janice Brose Lectures in the Civil War Era) , feels that while tours of slavery-era houses have begun to include stories about the people who were enslaved at these sites, these stories are sometimes fabricated and seek to entertain rather than educate tourists.