National Geographic News: Jubilee

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African artisans depiction of mulatto slave traders moving slaves in a cofflea word that comes from the Arabic kafilah, meaning the chaining together of men, or animals, for transport.

From Jubilee: The Emergence of African-American Culture, by Howard Dodson, published by National Geographic Books (February 2003) in association with the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.

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Photograph courtesy Eugene and Adele H. Redd Collection
 
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