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chained_bear commented on the word bakongo
"The Bakongo people live in a region near the old slave ports of Angola, from which tens of thousands came to South Carolina. Bakongo culture dominated the African coast at the time thne Balls bought most of their workers."
—Edward Ball, Slaves in the Family (NY: Ballantine Books, 1998), 248
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October 13, 2009