How an accidental encounter brought slavery to the United States | USA Today

Rick Hampson, USA TODAY, USA Today SOURCE slavevoyages.org. Featured Image our hundred years ago this summer, a few weeks and 35 miles apart, two epochal events occurred. One was the inaugural meeting of the General Assembly of the Virginia colony – the first elective representative body of its kind in North America. The other was…

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Frederick Douglass died Feb. 20, 1895, just hours after his public makeup with Susan B. Anthony | The Washington Post

Steve Hendrix, The Washington Post A deathbed portrait of Frederick Douglass, taken at his home in February 1895. (National Park Service) (unknown/National Park Service). Featured Image Frederick Douglass got home on the evening of Feb. 20, 1895, he was energized. A voluble storyteller prone to imitating his characters, the great man walked through the double…

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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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