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Virginia Slavery to Angola

journey

Hundreds of thousands of Africans were enslaved in America. Wanda Tucker believes her relatives were the first

LUANDA, Angola – Wanda Tucker stepped off the plane to a sky so gray it blended into the tarmac.

She inhaled, balanced her new bag with the straw handle, then step-by-step-by-step made her way down the metal stairs.

It had been 40 hours since she left Virginia. Her 61 years had caught up. Something about flying over that wide, dark water, watching the low tin roofs rise to meet her, had brought home the reality of what she had come here to do.

the USA today article continues here

https://www.usatoday.com/in-depth/news/nation/2019/08/21/wanda-tucker-angola-slavery-1619-history-america-black-family/2016591001/

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an interesting article & very beautiful
photo documentary!-t.b.


18 Dec 2002 :: 14 Nov 2008
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