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Black Fact of the Day: August 20, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
By Black365
Published August 20, 2019

First Africans in Virginia plaque (Wikimedia Commons)

On this day, August 20, 1619, 20 Africans arrived in Jamestown, Virginia. They were the first Africans to be sold, on record in America.

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