200 Years Ago Today: Largest U.S. Slave Revolt

Today marks the 200th anniversary of a slave revolt outside of New Orleans that is considered the largest in our country’s history.

“More than a century before the first modern-day civil rights march, there was Charles Deslondes and his make-do army of more than 200 enslaved men battling with hoes, axes and cane knives for that most basic human right: freedom.”

You can read a full article about it here.

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