Who were the “contrabands of war” and why were they important?

Videos from Kristen J. Maye

Who are you and what do you do?
  • March 15, 2019
Why is it important for high school students to learn about the history of slavery?
  • March 15, 2019
What did freedom mean to enslaved people?
  • March 15, 2019
How did enslaved people create freedom?
  • March 15, 2019
Who was Henry Box Brown and how did he create his freedom?
  • March 15, 2019
What is the meaning of freedom?
  • March 15, 2019
What was the 1850 Fugitive Slave Act?
  • March 15, 2019
Who were the “contrabands of war” and why were they important?
  • March 15, 2019
What did the Emancipation Proclamation mean to enslaved people?
  • March 15, 2019
How did the Thirteenth Amendment affect the lives of formerly enslaved people?
  • March 15, 2019
What does the struggle for black freedom look like today?
  • March 15, 2019
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