6 Common Misconceptions About the Enslavement of African People

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While the history of slavery has been the subject of countless books, movies and television shows, there is far more to explore. For instance, the atrocities, the resistance and the economic role of the Triangular Trade/Middle Passage did not start with the Portuguese.

In fact, Arab traders were the first to take advantage of and exploit the labor of African people. From the ninth century to the 19th, Arabs profited from Black suffering. In this latest Atlanta Black Star original, ABS dives deeper into historical details left unexplored.

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