Slavery is an accepted part of the history of the American South. But it was also practiced throughout the North.
Around the time of the American Revolution, Connecticut had more than 6,000 slaves, the most in New England.
From the Here & Now Contributors Network, Diane Orson of WNPR brings us the story of an 18th century Connecticut slave whose remains were recently laid to rest, more than 200 years after his death.
This segment aired on September 20, 2013.