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This week in the twittersphere, a property in Alexandria, Virginia, with connections to the transatlantic slave trade was listed for sale. Learn more about the Freedom House here.

Jay Reeves explores how America's last slave ship could offer a case for reparations in his article published by The Detroit News. Find it here

A post on the Organization of American Historians blog examines how men incarcerated at the Tomoka Correctional Institute in Daytona Beach, Florida, have been collecting, transcribing, and analyzing archival documents in order to expose the history of enslavement on a plantation now known as the De Leon Springs State Park. Through the published correspondence of Antonio and Pete, two of the researchers, the blog post shares details about the project and their findings. Learn more here

Published by Smithsonian Magazine, Kat Eschner's article, "These Were the First Cookbooks Published by Black People in America," provides insight into the diverse experiences and tastes of free and enslaved black men and women during the nineteenth century. Find out more here



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