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Igbo Landing Mass Suicide, They Knew Death Was Better Than Bondage

Early 1803, a shipload of captive west Africans mainly Igbos of present-day Nigeria aboard the Wanderer slave ship landed in Savannah, Georgia to be...

Sojourner Truth: From Grass To Amazing Grace

Sojourner Truth was born Isabella Baumfree to slave parents James and Elizabeth Baumfree in 1797 in Swartekill, Ulster County, New York. She was sold...

Sarah Rector: The Richest Colored Girl In The World

Sarah Rector was born on March 3, 1902, in the dominant black community of Taft in Indian Territory modern day Oklahoma to Joseph Rector...

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