Activists fight to memorialize site of largest slave auction in American history

PBS NewsHour – Dec 28, 2022

Activists in Georgia are fighting to shine a spotlight on The Weeping Time, a little-known but very painful moment in American history. More than 150 years ago in Savannah, the largest single auction of enslaved people in the history of the United States was held. Special correspondent Benedict Moran reports for our arts and culture series, “CANVAS.”

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