Monument to the Black Governors

By Billie M. Anthony (c) Connecticut Explored Inc.¬†AUG/SEP/OCT 2004 Subscribe!/Buy the Issue! Captured Africans were first brought to Connecticut in the 17th century to work in the seaports, towns, and on farms. However, they and their descendants kept alive their African history and customs, one of which was electing a leader. In Connecticut this old … Continue reading Monument to the Black Governors