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Brand Used to Mark "Slave Stealers"

Brand Used to Mark "Slave Stealers"

Original caption: People who helped blacks escape slavery in the South and were caught were often imprisoned and branded with an "SS" on the right palm, meaning "slave stealer", even if, as in the case of Jonathan Walker, the slaves they were helping were their own.
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42-21782152
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© Louie Psihoyos/Corbis
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55 MB - 4385px × 4385px • 14.00in. × 14.00in @ 300 ppi

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