Anthony Johnson: A Negro From Modern-Day Angola

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An interesting fact that came across was that there was some free African Americans bought and sold other (black) African Americans and did it until 1654.
“Anthony Johnson was a negro from modern-day Angola. He was brought to the US to work on a tobacco farm in 1619. In 1622 he was almost killed when powhatan Indians attacked the farm-fifty-two out of fifty-seven people on the farm perished in the attack. He married a female black servant while working on the farm. When Anthony was realesd he was legally recognized as a “free Negro” and ran a successful farm in 1651 he held 250 acres and five black indentured servants” . When I first read this I was confused because I thought that there was no such thing as an African American owner/master,
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