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These past two weeks in the twittersphere, Phyllis Stephen met with Sir Geoffrey Palmer to explore the connection between Edinburgh's New Town and the Atlantic slave trade. Learn more here.

 

Published by UNDARK, Lashyra Nolen’s article, “The Slave Who Helped Boston Battle Smallpox,” tells the story of Onesimus, the enslaved African who helped save hundreds of Bostonians from smallpox in 1721. Read more here.

 

To mark the anniversary of Thaddeus Stevens' birth this month, Bruce Levine explores how Stevens was a true American revolutionary in his article published by Jacobin Magazine. Find it here.

 

Published by AJC, Blake Guthrie's article, "From Slavery to Civil Rights," traces Montgomery, Alabama’s journey toward racial equality through museums, monuments, and historic sites. Learn more here.

 

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