Heritage of Resistance: Reenactment to Honor Slave Rebellion

Against the modern backdrop of oil refineries, strip malls and gated communities, hundreds of reenactors will gather in southeastern Louisiana to remember a time when slavery flourished as a blight on America and some enslaved people fought back.

  • Published 5 November 2019

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Against the modern backdrop of oil refineries, strip malls and gated communities, hundreds of reenactors will gather in southeastern Louisiana to remember a time when slavery flourished as a blight on America and some enslaved people fought back. They plan to reenact the largest slave rebellion in American history. Dressed in period costumes and holding machetes or rifles they will march 26 miles (42 kilometers) over two days from the sugar… Read at AP News