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    Cassandra Newby-Alexander on Arrival of First Africans in Virginia in 1619

    Norfolk State University professor Cassandra Newby-Alexander discussed the history of the arrival of the first Africans in Virginia in 1619. In August 1619, colonist John Rolfe recorded that “20 and…

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    Africans, Native Americans, and the English in 1619 Virginia

    Historians discussed the arrival of the first African slaves to Virginia in 1619 and their encounters and cultural exchanges with Native Americans and English settlers. The John W. Kluge Center…