Event – 400 Years of African-American History Commemoration Aug 25th 2019

Event – 400 Years of African-American History Commemoration Aug 25th 2019

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Overseer Artayou Carrier whipped me. I was two months in bed sore from the whipping. My master come after I was whipped; he discharged the overseer. The very words of poor Peter, taken as he sat for his picture. Baton Rouge, La., April 2, 1863. (War Dept.) NARA FILE #: 165-JT-230 WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 109
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Hello world. The African Diaspora Directorate website is here!

Hello world. The African Diaspora Directorate website is here!

We are in a 25 day, from 1 August 2019, countdown to 25 August 2019 to commemorate the arrival of first, official enslaved Africans in the English colonies on August 25th 1619 .

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The United States 115th Congress (2017-2018) passed the 400 years of African-American History Commission Act. On 01/08/2018 Became Public Law No: 115-102. (TXT | PDF)  (All Actions) the 400 years of African-American History Commission is charged with developing activities throughout the country to commemorate the arrival of Africans in the English colonies in 1619.

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