Enslaved Raleigh: People, Plantations, and Race in NC’s Capital City before the Civil War
Presentation by Douglas R. Porter, Jr., Program Director, Historic Sites, City of Raleigh
Thursday April 27, 2023
Live-streamed on Zoom or at St Michael’s Episcopal Church, 1520 Canterbury Road, Raleigh, NC 27608
Sponsored by Better Together 4 NC
Nearly 11,000 African Americans were enslaved in Wake County in 1860. “Enslaved Raleigh” will explore their lives and labors in an attempt to better understand race, slavery, and African American life in Raleigh prior to the Civil War. The presentation will look specifically at the Mordecai plantation which was home to over 200 enslaved people.
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Meeting ID: 849 8191 2080 Passcode: 017117
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