Black Slaves, Red Masters

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Most people don’t know Native American tribes owned slaves. On African American Lives 2, Actor Don Cheadle discovered his family was owned by the Chickasaw Nation. In the video below News anchor Sam Ford explores his family’s relationship with the Cherokee Nation as well as the relationship of many African American’s families and Native American tribes.

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3 thoughts on “Black Slaves, Red Masters

  1. Now I am trying to remember if I ever knew this?! Wow, it blows my little mind.

  2. Discovered this today (Apr 9, 2015) on facebook. Very interesting. Signed up for the blog. Looking forward to knowing more.

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