The 2024 Weeping Time Commemoration Events announced

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SAVANNAH, Ga (WSAV)- Back in 1859, on March 2nd and 3rd, one of the largest sales of enslaved Africans and African Americans took place here in Savannah.

Known as The Weeping Time, 429 men, women, boys, and girls were sold over those two days as a steady rain poured in that city, stopping only after the last person had been sold.

The Weeping Time was not named because the enslaved wept, but it came upon because they stated that God must have been weeping, hence the rain…

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