1619: The First African Slaves Arrive in a Ship into What Would then Become the United States — Black Then

BY WALTER OPINDE It was during the late summer and out of a violent storm appears a Dutch ship. The ship had no cargo except for the twenty or so Africans whom the captain and his crew had recently robbed from a Spanish ship. The captain exchanged the Africans for food, then set back on…

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