CUNY’s John Jay College of Criminal Justice Debuts Online Archive on Slavery in New York | Good Black News The John Jay College of Criminal Justice, part of the City University of New York, has announced the establishment of the New York Slavery Records Index, an online archive of slavery records from 1525 until the end of the Civil War.

The John Jay College of Criminal Justice, part of the City University of New York, has announced the establishment of the New York Slavery Records Index, an online archive of slavery records from 1525 until the end of the Civil War.

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One of History’s Foremost Anti-Slavery Organizers Is Often Left Out of the Black History Month Story | Time “If slavery has been destroyed merely from necessity, let every class be enfranchised at the dictation of justice. Then we shall have a Constitution that shall be reverenced by all, rulers who shall be honored and revered, and a Union that shall be sincerely loved by a brave and patriotic people, and which can never be severed.”

“If slavery has been destroyed merely from necessity, let every class be enfranchised at the dictation of justice. Then we shall have a Constitution that shall be reverenced by all, rulers who shall be honored and revered, and a Union that shall be sincerely loved by a brave and patriotic people, and which can never be severed.”

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Detroit’s Untold Stories of Slavery | The New York Times In “The Dawn of Detroit,” the historian Tiya Miles transports the reader back to the 18th century and brings to life a multiracial community that began in slavery.

In “The Dawn of Detroit,” the historian Tiya Miles transports the reader back to the 18th century and brings to life a multiracial community that began in slavery.

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The ‘slave block’ in a town in Virginia: should it stay or should it go? | The Guardian A onetime site of slave sales in Fredericksburg has provoked a fierce debate. This is not a monument, it’s a piece of history – but should it be removed from view?

A onetime site of slave sales in Fredericksburg has provoked a fierce debate. This is not a monument, it’s a piece of history – but should it be removed from view?

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Sold on the Courthouse Steps | International African American Museum (IAAM) An auction block at a commercial slave market is probably the most common visual that comes to mind when you think of people being separated from families during enslavement.

An auction block at a commercial slave market is probably the most common visual that comes to mind when you think of people being separated from families during enslavement.

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Items reflecting Black History up for auction – Fox 5 DC The Howard Wolverton Collection of Black Americana featuring artifacts and treasures of Black American history will be auctioned off Thursday in Falls Church. The collection includes items reminiscent of our country's shameful past of hatred and racism.

The Howard Wolverton Collection of Black Americana featuring artifacts and treasures of Black American history will be auctioned off Thursday in Falls Church. The collection includes items reminiscent of our country’s shameful past of hatred and racism.

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