1619John Rolfe documented the first arrival of Africans to the colony of Virginia, marking the beginning of slavery as an institution.People and Communities, Economy and Industry, Economy, African American History

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The New York Times. “The 1619 Project.” August 14, 2019, sec. Magazine. https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2019/08/14/magazine/1619-america-slavery.html

“20 and odd” Africans were kidnapped from modern-day Angola and arrived in Point Comfort, Virginia in late August 1619 aboard the English warship White Lion.

The New York Times. “The 1619 Project.” August 14, 2019, sec. Magazine. https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2019/08/14/magazine/1619-america-slavery.html
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