- Four hundred years have passed since the arrival of the first 20 slaves into the US.
- Many of the United States’ most famous buildings were built by enslaved African Americans, including the White House and the US Capitol.
- Here are 15 famous American landmarks you may not have known were built by slaves.
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In December 2016, former first lady Michelle Obama declared as a sign of how far the nation has come: “I wake up every morning in a house that was built by slaves.”
She was talking about the White House. And as the first read more >>>