February 25, 2012
Photo by Curt Yeomans: These leg shackles, from the 1840’s, are an example of the type of restraints used on African-American slaves during the early 19th Century. They are part of an exhibit of slavery artifacts on display through April 14, at the National Archives at Atlanta.
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Brunswick resident, Denise White Fields, believes African Americans who feel ashamed to be descended from slaves, should take a different approach to how they see the lives of their ancestors.