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How history textbooks reflect America’s refusal to reckon with slavery

How history textbooks reflect America’s refusal to reckon with slavery

Four hundred years ago, a group of about 20 Africans were captured in the African interior, probably near modern-day Angola, and forcibly transported on a slave ship headed to the Americas. After tumultuous months at sea, they landed ashore in the first British colony in North America — Jamestown, Virginia — in late August 1619.…

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