Thomas Jefferson. Sure, I know he had his problems, but he was truly a Renaissance man. I had such a case for him at one point that I went to a school named (partially) after him. And Monticello? Don't even get me started!

Thomas Jefferson. Sure, I know he had his problems, but he was truly a Renaissance man. I had such a case for him at one point that I went to a school named (partially) after him. And Monticello? Don't even get me started!

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Deplorable conditions for Pre- Civil War life for slaves... Nottoway Plantation & slave cabin

Deplorable conditions for Pre- Civil War life for slaves... Nottoway Plantation & slave cabin

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America's first slavery museum shifts is focus from the masters to the slaves. The Whitney Plantation in Wallace, Louisiana.

America's first slavery museum shifts is focus from the masters to the slaves. The Whitney Plantation in Wallace, Louisiana.

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Back of the Big House: The Architecture of Plantation Slavery

Back of the Big House: The Architecture of Plantation Slavery

How Blacks have Irish Last Names | Ever wonder how a lot of African Americans & Caribbean have Irish last names? Is not because of Irish slave owners, no erase that foolishness……don’t think Gone With The Wind and the O’Hara plantation. What a lot of people don’t know is that Irish were slaves too, hundreds of thousands were sent to work in the West Indies and they blended with the black slaves thus we have Irish names like McFadden, McDonalds, etc. CLICK to read more

How Blacks have Irish Last Names | Ever wonder how a lot of African Americans & Caribbean have Irish last names? Is not because of Irish slave owners, no erase that foolishness……don’t think Gone With The Wind and the O’Hara plantation. What a lot of people don’t know is that Irish were slaves too, hundreds of thousands were sent to work in the West Indies and they blended with the black slaves thus we have Irish names like McFadden, McDonalds, etc. CLICK to read more

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The haunted McLeod Plantation with restored slave quarters - Photo taken in 2009 - Charleston County, South Carolina

The haunted McLeod Plantation with restored slave quarters - Photo taken in 2009 - Charleston County, South Carolina

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King Benkos Bioho, was an African slave in Columbia, who led a group of maroons…
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