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African American Studies: Slavery & Resistance

Resources on African American history, literature, biography, and arts as well as racism and statistical resources

Slavery & Resistance

Primary sources on slavery & resistance

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  • Slavery -- United States -- History
  • Slave insurrections -- United States
  • Antislavery movements -- United States
  • Slaves -- Emancipation
  • Slave trade

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