TITLE

Sailing For Freedom

PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
Weekly Reader News - Edition 3;1/18/2008, Vol. 77 Issue 15, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article features the event that pays tribute to the Amistad. It is a ship that carried a group of Africans and sold into slavery in 1839. They rebelled against those who kidnapped them and demanded to return to Sierra Leone but instead, ended up in the U.S. To commemorate the bravery of these people, a modern or new Amistad arrived in Sierra Leone, which began its journey in New Haven, Connecticut.
ACCESSION #
28441294

 

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