WGRZ: College creates state’s first slavery history database

WGRZ: College creates state’s first slavery history database. “The New York Slavery Index, created by CUNY’s John Jay College of Criminal Justice, provides records dating back to the year 1525 all the way through the American Civil War. WNBC-TV reports the database includes records, documents, narratives and other sources that identify individual enslaved people and their owners.”

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