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The monument depicts hands in shackles, like the shackles of slavery that African Americans have risen from.

This sign welcomed people to the Historic Africatown Vistor's Center, which was across the street from the Africatown Graveyard.

The Aiken-Rhett House Museum has been conserved and run by the Historic Charleston Foundation. It features an impressive back lot where the original slave quarters and outbuildings still exist. These walls surround that lot.

The kitchen of the Aiken-Rhett House sits on the ground floor of the outbuilding that also contains the slave quarters above. This kitchen is where it is believed that the slaves communally took their meals.

The sleeping quarters at the Aiken-Rhett House exist on the second floor of the kitchen outbuilding. Most feature windows overlooking the yard.

The outbuilding with the kitchen and slave quarters is to the left; the carriage house and stables are to the right. The open doorway on the ground floor of the main house to the left leads to the warming-kitchen.

This view of the yard shows the outbuilding with the kitchen and slave quarters to the right; the open corridor on the second floor is visible.

On the second floor of this particular outbuilding is the slaves' sleeping quarters. This corridor features windows that overlook the yard; the rooms are to the right.

This memorial at the Whitney Plantation contains all 107,00 names of the slaves recorded by Gweldolyn Mildo Hall in the Louisiana Slave Database. It is meant as a contemplative space on the plantation grounds.

Alphonso Brown is most certainly one of Charleston's living legends. The owner and operator of Gullah Tours, he brings visitors on a journey through the city, sharing stories, local folklore, and the history of black people in that city.
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