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Aunt Betty.  She was the slave of Mr. Walker, at Faunsdale, and was the  cook for Rev. Mr. Harrison, Rector of St. Michael’s.  The picture, taken  in Aunt Betty’s home, shows a typical cabin interior.  circa 1915

Aunt Betty. She was the slave of Mr. Walker, at

11.  Historic American Buildings Survey Alex Bush, Photographer, January 12, 1935 OLD SLAVE QUARTERS - Waldwic House & Outbuildings, State Route 69, Gallion, Hale County, AL

11. Historic American Buildings Survey Alex Bush, Photographer, January 12, 1935 OLD SLAVE QUARTERS - Waldwic House & Outbuildings, State Route 69, Gallion, Hale County, AL

This woman is one of the last faces of slavery. In the 1920s and 1930s, an interest in slave narratives was rekindled, and as part of the Federal Writers’ Project of the Work Progress Administration, more than 2,000 first-person accounts of slavery were collected, as well as 500 black and white photographs. Most were in their 80s and 90s.

Stunning pictures of men and women who were born into slavery and photographed more than seventy years after being freed

Classic Gibson Girl....Aida Overton Walker

Aida Overton Walker – also billed as Ada Overton Walker and as "The Queen of the Cakewalk", was an African-American vaudeville performer and wife of George Walker.

It was mandated by the slave owner that one of the slave's (black) breast be reserved to feed the white child. But if she switched up and let her black baby suckle from the same breast as the white baby, she would be whipped. Because it was like them sharing the same water fountain.

It was mandated by the slave owner that one of the slave's (black) breast be reserved to feed the white child. But if she switched up and let her black baby suckle from the same breast as the white baby, she would be whipped. Because it was like them sharing the same water fountain.

slave cabin foundations at Chocolate plantation, Sapelo Island, Georgia

African Diaspora Archaeology Network, African American Archaeology, African American Cultures and History, Historical Archaeology

Horton Grove is one of the few remaining two story slave home left in the state of North Carolina. Located in the Stagville Historic Park, the building houses artifacts that display the life of a plantation slave in the 18th century on a tobacco farm. At its peak, this plantation had approximately 900 slave workers.

One of the two story slave houses at Pine Meadows. (Lies and Deceit: Book

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This is a historical account of the destruction of North Tulsa, Oklahoma, in 1921 by White racist mobs, jealous by the prosperity of that Black community known as Black Wall Street. — at North Tulsa.

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“We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. - Google Search

Mugshot of Martin Luther King, Jr. in Alabama in February, King was 27 years old and had been arrested at the Montgomery bus boycott.

A Gullah "praise house," a surviving example of slaves' secret meeting places, and its pastor, Rev. Henderson; St. Helena Island, South Carolina, circa 1995.

A Gullah "praise house," a surviving example of slaves' secret meeting places, and its pastor, Rev.

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