Africans In America:  The Beginning of Our 400-Year Odyssey

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By Cassandra Newby-Alexander, Ph.D. Professor of History, Norfolk State University Beginning in 1619 with the arrival of “20 and odd Negroes” aboard the English ship White Lion and about three-to-four people aboard the Treasurer, a vessel owned by the Virginia Company of London, people of African descent became a permanent cultural and political fixture in […]

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