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African American Experience

During the 18th century, half of Williamsburg’s population was black. The lives of the enslaved and free people in this Virginia capital are presented in reenactments and programs throughout the Historic Area.

Gown Pamphlet

Biographical Fact Sheets:

African American woman

    Multimedia

  • Podcasts

    Listen to interviews with African American historians and interperters.

  • Video

    Watch our collection of African American history videos.

  • Screensaver

    A free collection of African American images for your desktop.





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