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300 BLACKS ON THEIR WAY TO BLACK FREEDOM!Departure of the Back-to-Africa Movement ship Laurada bound for Liberia with approximately 300 passengers, half of them from Arkansas; March 1896.
Courtesy of Illustrated American Magazine

Back-to-Africa Movement
Post-Reconstruction through the Gilded Age, 1875 through 1900

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