Anthony Johnson

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Anthony Johnson

Post by Jered » Thu Mar 01, 2018 4:08 am

Anthony Johnson (b. c. 1600 – d. 1670) was a black Angolan who achieved freedom in the early 17th-century Colony of Virginia after serving his term of indenture. He became a property owner that owned slaves, and was one of the first people in Virginia to have his right to own a slave legally recognized. Held as an indentured servant in 1621, he earned his freedom after several years, and was granted land by the colony.[1]
We need to remember this guy during black history month.

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