Maroon Slaves Discussed At The Schomburg

sylviane-dioufThe little-known history of the maroons, slaves who escaped from their plantations and set up secret communities in the swamps, is coming to Harlem. Continue Reading →

Lecture: 12 Years A Slave’s Solomon Northrop

Solomon_NorthupIn the 1800s, free blacks were sometimes lured from the safety of their hometowns, abducted, and sold into slavery. Continue Reading →