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African Americans in Georgia (U.S. state)

African-American Georgians are residents of the U.S. state of Georgia who are of African American ancestry. As of the 2010 U.S. Census, African Americans were 31.2% of the state's population.[1]

History

Slaves primarily came from Angola, Sierra Leone, and the Gambia.[2] Slaves worked on cotton and rice plantations for white slave owners.[3]

See also

References

  1. ^ "Georgia QuickFacts from the US Census Bureau". Quickfacts.census.gov. 2011. Archived from the original on June 22, 2015. Retrieved January 20, 2014.
  2. ^ "Slavery in Colonial Georgia". New Georgia Encylopedia. Retrieved 2020-07-30.
  3. ^ [1]

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