Blacks Owning Black Slaves (via ELLIOT LAKE News & Views)


Blacks Owning Black Slaves […] The fact is large numbers of free Negroes owned black slaves. […] In 1860, only a small minority of whites owned slaves. According to the U.S. census report for that last year before the Civil War, there were nearly 27 million Whites (today, 200 million?) in the country. Some eight million of them lived in the slaveholding states. The census al … Read More

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