Adam Goodheart

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How Slavery Really Ended in America

Like hundreds of other local slaves ā€” [they] had been pressed into service by the Confederates, compelled to build an artillery emplacement amid the dunes across the harbor. They labored beneath the banner of the 115th Virginia Militia, a blue flag bearing a motto in golden letters: ā€œGive me liberty or give me death.ā€

The Last Island of the Savages

A voyage to North Sentinel island, home to one of the last entirely isolated populations on Earth.