Jessica Millward, Slavery and Freedom in Early Maryland

Here’s another episode of the podcast “Ben Franklin’s World.” In this episode, host Liz Covart interviews Professor Jessica Millward of UC Irvine. They talk about slavery in Maryland and about an enslaved woman named Charity Folks who eventually secured her freedom. Along the way they discuss how slavery began in Maryland as well as how it was practiced and the issues faced by free blacks.

You can access the podcast and other information here.


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