Black History Fact Of The Day

Written By: Elsie Law - Jun• 23•16

Red, Black & Green Elsie Law Logo“Profits from slave-produced cotton propelled New York’s financial rise, while political and literary ties to Southern elites expanded the city’s influence. The paradox of slavery in a free city turned out to have been essential to the making of the modern metropolis.” -From, “Slavery In New York”

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