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February 28, 1859

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1859, the Arkansas legislature required all the free blacks within its territory to choose exile or slavery. Over 94% chose slavery and the knowledge that they’d have a roof over their heads, one square meal a day, a steady job and the ability to work outside in the fresh … Continue reading

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