In the Year 2021, a Maryland Auction House was Planning to Sell a Slavery Reward Poster from 1793

A Washington Post story recently uncovered that historians from Washington College and local Black activists prevented this history from being auctioned off.

Ask someone to tell you they’re an opportunist without telling you they’re an opportunist. Here’s one way: let’s assume that the yet-to-be-revealed opportunist runs an auction house in the Eastern Shores region of Maryland. And let’s also say that the opportunist in question found a nearly 300-year-old documen…

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