Fighting for the forgotten: Confronting the legacy of slavery

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Cover Design Credit:

Scott Southwick

Cover Photography Credit:

Joe Pellegrino
In the coming weeks, a number of local individuals and organizations will mark the anniversary of the landing of the first enslaved Africans in what’s now the U.S. — ranging from work to preserve the South Asheville Cemetery, a former slave burial ground, to a five- day interdisciplinary series hosted by UNCA, 400 Years of African American Resilience.





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