This photo was taken in Washington DC in 1916 at the Convention of Former Slaves. Pictured from left to right is Annie Parram age Anna Angales age Elizabeth Berkeley age 125 and Sadie Thompson age This isn't history. This is herstory!
The Kru people are an African tribe of coastal southeastern Liberia and neighboring Cote d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast). The tribe is known for sailing. Many of the Kru people also migrated to neighboring areas such Sierra
Unlike many plantation tours, which lionize wealthy white slaveowners, the Whitney Plantation in Louisiana tells the violent history of slavery from the perspective of the people who were chained, maimed, and molested.