© 2021 WFAE
90.7 Charlotte 93.7 Southern Pines 90.3 Hickory 106.1 Laurinburg
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
Available On Air Stations

America's First Slaves: Whites

The slavery of Europeans was a prelude to the mass slavery of Africans in the Americas.

For more, Farai Chideya talks with Michael Walsh — co-author of White Cargo — a new book about the harsh and surprising reality of white indentured servitude in colonial America.

Copyright 2021 NPR. To see more, visit https://www.npr.org.