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Freedom Gained and Lost

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  1. alyaza Link
    the subtitle here is better than the title at giving context, but it's too long for the title field here so i'll just set it down here:

    the subtitle here is better than the title at giving context, but it's too long for the title field here so i'll just set it down here:

    In 1861, coastal South Carolina witnessed an experiment in what Southern slave emancipation could have looked like: communities of freedmen owning their land and passing it on to their heirs. Those island communities have survived to this day — but real estate development is now threatening to destroy them.

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