“Becoming Black and Christian in Virginia” by Ariela Gross and Alejandro de le Fuente

This article is part of our “Race, Religion, and Law” series.If you’d like to check out other articles in this series, click here. This article is adapted from the authors’ forthcoming book: Becoming Free, Becoming Black: Race, Freedom, and Law in Cuba, Virginia, and Louisiana (2020) from Cambridge University Press. By the time the English settled Virginia in