New research about pirate myths to be presented at Ocracoke Jamboree

New research by author-historian Kevin Duffus has revealed that the positive identity of an African-American member of Blackbeard’s crew provides evidence about the infamous pirate’s identity and origin. Contrary to popular myth, Caesar, who was one of six African-American slaves in Blackbeard’s crew, survived well beyond the rest of the crew, said Duffus, author of […] Local News |  Full Article