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Barracoon: The Story of the Last Black Cargo

This is a reblog- Here is the book that was released May 8th, I think. I strongly believes this man’s account is what was used to find the schooner Clotilda which was the last known U.S. slave ship to bring … Continue reading

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The Last Slave Ship Survivor Gave an Interview in the 1930s. Interviewed by Zora Neale Hurston.

So much history was lost, hidden and even deliberately destroyed during and after slavery in America. But Ms. Hurston was able to capture this account before the death of the last survivor. The descendants of the Africans who were forcibly … Continue reading

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