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These past few weeks in the twittersphere, the commemorations of the abolition of slavery in France took place virtually due to the coronavirus pandemic. Read more here.

 

A monument is planned for St. Louis, Missouri, that will honor hundreds of enslaved men and women who fought for freedom. Learn more here.

 

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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.

 

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During these past two weeks in the twittersphere, a scholar at Newcastle University discovered the last known survivor of the transatlantic slave trade to the United States. Learn more here.

 

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This week in the twittersphere, nearly 6,000 Confederate Slave Payroll records have been digitized by the U.S. National Archives in a multiyear project that concluded in January. The entire collection can now be viewed online.

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This week in the twittersphere, a new blog post by Beacon Broadside featured an interview with Daina Ramey Berry about the inception of her work, The Price of Their Pound of Flesh, and the lessons that can be learned from it. Find out more here.

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This week in the twittersphere, Notes on the State published a new podcast episode that examines the life of Sally Hemings and how her story should influence the way scholars understand the history of

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This week in the twittersphere, a scholar and direct descendant of Gabriel, an enslaved man who planned to take over Richmond, Virginia, in August 1800, discusses the 

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This week in the twittersphere, Steve Pokin explores how an enslaved woman named Mary filed a lawsuit to free herself and her three children in Greene County, Missouri in 1843. Learn more here.
 

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