In August of 1619, a ship carrying more than 20 enslaved Africans arrived in the English colony of Virginia. America was not yet America, but this was the moment it began. No aspect of the country that would be formed here has been untouched by the 250 years of slavery that followed. On the 400th an
Artist The New York Times
Track Count 7
Release Date 10/12/19
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rachel_stevenson shared a tip "This podcast made an important aspect of History that often gets swept under the rug accessible for adults and students."