African American History Culture : She Survived a Slave Ship, the Civil War and the Depression. Her Name Was Redoshi

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She Survived a Slave Ship, the Civil War and the Depression. Her Name Was Redoshi


It has long been believed that a man named Cudjo Lewis was the last living survivor of the trans-Atlantic slave trade in the United States. Now a researcher at Newcastle University in Britain says she has discovered testimony from someone who may have lived even longer — a woman named Redoshi.

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/04/03/...e-last-survivor.html?utm_source=pocket-newtab
By Sandra E. Garcia


Redoshi, who was known as Sally Smith after she became enslaved, with her husband, called Uncle Billy or Yawith.
Credit Creditvia Shirley Quarles



 
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