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A Sainted Slave of the 18th Century

by Eric M. Washington. In the context of the English-speaking Atlantic World during the 18th century, many of the oppressed were African enslaved persons. During this time more enslaved Africans became Christians partly because of the Great Awakening. There is … Continue reading

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The Irony of the “Blackest Name in America”

by Eric M. Washington. Washington may be the most important name in the United States of America. It is the name of the capital city, the 42nd state, and thirty counties (including Washington Parish, Louisiana) and fifty one cities, towns, … Continue reading

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The Half Has Never Been Told

by Jim Bratt. From time to time I like to use this blog to air out some conversation, or combat, going on inside the guild of American historians. The arguments never stop, with the happy consequence that we members of … Continue reading

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