Black Americans

Black Slaveowners

  This essay is the introduction to Larry Koger’s book, Black Slaveowners: Free Black Slave Masters in South Carolina, 1790-1860. Black slaveholding is a historical phenomenon which has not been…

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Coming Home

Many black Southerners headed North in the early twentieth century in search of a better life. Most didn’t find it. Now, many are coming home. The Christian Science Monitor recently…

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