With Good Reason

1619 Feature
October 11th, 2012

Until recently, not much was known about the first Africans to be sold as slaves in America.  Today, scholars are learning unexpected things about the lives of these first 20 or so Africans who reached VA shores in 1619.  Allison Quantz has more.

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