This booth displays the representations of African Americans in different industries within the following categories:
BUILT BY US
Displays countries, companies and institutions of higher learning that were built by an economy based on free slave labor.
Rice Cultivation: Impact of Slaves on Race Plantations in South Carolina
How Slave Insurance Functioned- Story of the Zong
The North Star
THIS IS US
Showcases the unyielding talent and creativity of African Americans despite circumstances, spanning 4 centuries 1600- 2000.
Take a listen to Swing Low Sweet Chariot for added help during the Negro Spiritual Challenge
Watch the Slave Created Dance Cakewalk
THE WISDOM OF US
Highlights the ingenuity of the slave to overcome and survive despite the oppressive state in which one lived.
Secret meanings of Slave Quilt symbols