Found – And Lost: 1786 Slaves’ Freedom Site Discovered, Now Doomed by Developer

Black history is again bittersweet in this old Hudson River city. On May 1, 1786, seventy-six years before the Emancipation Proclamation, the very first liberation law of its kind in America was passed. It freed a tiny number of slaves in an act of freedom of earth-shattering importance. Now, a further startling discovery has been made. Read More

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