10 shocking facts about slavery that everyone should know

November 08, 2018 at 05:00 pm | History

Farida Dawkins

Farida Dawkins | Contributor

November 08, 2018 at 05:00 pm | History

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Cost of slavery

The average cost of purchasing a slave in 1850 was $400, this would presently amount to $12,000, as reported by Express.

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