Something to watch tonight: Monday 24 July
Descendant (Brown, 2022) is streaming on Netflix
The first steps towards the ending of slavery in the United States was the banning of the importation of enslaved people into the country in 1807 – 55 years before the Emancipation Proclamation and 57 years before all slaves were effectively freed by the end of the Civil War.
The banning of importation effectively made existing slave owners even richer b…
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