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Sunday, August 24, 2008

Salem Witch Trials

March 1 - This Date in History - This was actually a pretty busy day in history. Here are some of the best bits, but a quick trip to Wikipedia for the rest wouldn't be a terrible way to spend a few minutes, either.
  • 1692: Sarah Good, Sarah Osbourne, and an Arawak Indian woman named Tituba were brought before magistrates on charges of Witchcraft, beginning the Salem Witch Trials
  • Tituba was an Arawak woman.
  • And Tituba was a slave (which doesn't automatically mean "Black") 
  • 2014 update to Tituba's story