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Cornelius Hawkins gravesite is pictured at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Cemetery in Maringouin, LA. Hawkins was born in 1825, was sold in 1838 and died in 1902.

“What happened to the people”: 1838 sale of 272 people challenges universities to evaluate ties to enslavement

Canela Lopez and October 19, 2017

"For the promotion and the encouragement of intellectual, moral and industrial education among the white young persons in the city of New Orleans." These are words of the original charter, penned by...

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