The Term Negro May Have Been Meant For American Indians

6 Shocking Facts About Slavery, Natives and African Americans 1619, the year slavery was born, or was it? Vincent Schilling • September 12, 2017 The Joseph Jenkins Roberts Center at Norfolk State University (NSU) held a conference called 1619: The Making of America in September of 2013. That year is historically significant because it was the first year Africans were brought to the colonies, slavery was born and it was the year America’s first legislative body was founded. In an admirable gesture to honor all of the cultural relations happening in the America’s in…

Read More