Freedom in Congo Square / by Carole Boston Weatherford ; illustrated by R. Gregory Christie.
"As slaves relentlessly toiled in an unjust system in 19th century Louisiana, they all counted down the days until Sunday, when at least for half a day they were briefly able to congregate in Congo Square in New Orleans. Here they were free to set up an open market, sing, dance, and play music....
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