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Rise of the Sharecropping System “Despite giving African Americans the rights of citizens, the federal government (and the Republican-controlled state governments formed during this phase of...

Group of African slaves rescued from Muslim slave-trading ships by the British Navy. Description from examiner.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

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Want to know how slavery affected whites? Right here. This young child grins at a slaughtered lynched corpse. #sick

Memorial Day was started by former slaves on May 1, 1865 in Charleston, South Carolina to honor 257 dead Union soldiers who had been buried in a mass grave in a Confederate prison camp. They worked for two weeks digging up the bodies and giving them proper burials in gratitude for their sacrifice for their freedom. Afterward, they held a parade of 10,000 people led by 2,800 black children singing, dancing, and celebrating.

A mother explained to her daughter wat had happened to her ancestors and she gave the statue a hug and said everything is going to be OK.

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Recaptured Africans: Surviving Slave Ships, Detention, and Dislocation in the Final Years of the Slave Trade (Hardcover)

Recaptured Africans: Surviving Slave Ships, Detention, and Dislocation in the Final Years of the Slave Trade

Protester at the March on Washington, March 18, 1963 The Afro-Anglican Archives are part of the Archives’ mission to acknowledge under examined aspects of the Church’s spiritual and cultural heritage, drawing on evidence of its continuing evangelization to people of color and the descendants of the African diaspora. Copyright 2011. The Archives of the Episcopal Church (DFMS)