The African Burial Ground and the History of Slavery in New York City

African Burial Ground Monument

We tend to think of the south when we discuss slavery in America. In 1703, New York City had the second highest percentage of slaves in the colonies. After Charleston, South Carolina. More than 42% of households in the city had slaves.

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