America's First Slaves: Whites

The slavery of Europeans was a prelude to the mass slavery of Africans in the Americas.

For more, Farai Chideya talks with Michael Walsh — co-author of White Cargo — a new book about the harsh and surprising reality of white indentured servitude in colonial America.

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The Forgotten History of Britain's White Slaves in America

by Don Jordan and Michael Walsh

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