H/T More history that needs to be taught in school. The Slave Enlistment Act of 1778 stipulated that any enslaved person accepted to the 1st Rhode Island Regiment be “immediately discharged from the service of his master or mistress, and be absolutely free.”     The 1st Rhode Island Regiment, widely regarded as the first […]

America’s First Black Regiment Gained Their Freedom by Fighting Against the British — depolreablesunite