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Just a Little History: Slavery Here on the Corner

Wake Forest Gazette

We mark the beginning of slavery in the United States as being August 20, 1619, when “20 and odd” African captives aboard a Dutch ship arrived in Jamestown and were later sold.

There seems to be a misconception by some in North Carolina that slavery, although it flourished along the coast, espec… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story