Thursday, June 27, 2019

Tag: trans atlantic slave trade

Meet Redoshi: The Last Enslaved African...

A researcher at Newcastle University in Great Britain has pieced together the history of a remarkable woman believed to be the last survivor of...

Prince Charles Calls Britain’s Role In Slavery...

During his royal visit to Ghana, Prince Charles called Great Britain's involvement in the trans-Atlantic slave trade an appalling "atrocity" that has left an...

Brazilian Woman Sparks Outrage After Dressing Son...

A mother in Brazil is apologizing after being met with backlash over an ill-advised costume she crafted for her 9-year-old son. Sabrina Flor shuttered her...

Bristol’s New Lord Mayor ‘Simply Couldn’t Stand’...

There's a new Lord Mayor in the British town of Bristol and her first order of business was removing a 300-year-old portrait of slave...

‘Where Are the Ships?’ Lord Jamar Challenges...

https://youtu.be/kHUe0mrKTYQ?t=9m28s Rapper Lord Jamar has some interesting theories on the Trans-Atlantic slave trade and surprisingly, none of them involved slave ships. In fact, Jamar disputes...

Nigerian Lawmaker Invites Kanye to Visit African...

Rapper Kanye West has ruffled a few feathers since his return to Twitter last month, but officially fell from grace last Tuesday when he...

How the Slave Trade Helped Finance Columbia...

New York's Columbia University is the latest to come forward and publicly address its ties to slavery, joining a number of America's most esteemed...

23andMe Scientists Hope to Use DNA Testing...

A Mountain View, California, personal genomics and biotechnology company has announced that it will conduct a study to help African-Americans better understand where they...

Archaeologist Skillfully Destroys Many People’s ‘Distorted View...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yEtDLBGGQeQ In a 2013 video from YouTube channel UCLGlobalHealth, two white academics discuss the grandiose empires, culture and history of precolonial west Africa. University College of...

Sunken Portuguese Slave Ship Relics to be...

As the Smithsonian National Museum of African-American History and Culture gears up for its grand opening in September, curators at the museum are working...

#NeverForget Means We Should Never Forget All...

On this anniversary of the 911 terrorist attacks, America must never forget what took place that day--the cycle of violence in today’s world, the...

10 Disturbing Slave Trade Items From...

  The Bristol Museum and Art Gallery in the U.K. held an exhibition in 1999 displaying items from Bristol’s role in the transatlantic slave trade. The...

5 Roles Christianity and Islam Played in...

For The Bible Tells Me So Slaveholders justified the practice by citing the Bible. For the oppressor, the act of acquiring slaves was not only a...

5 Ways Europe Underdeveloped Africa

Africa's Population Underdeveloped   According to the World Bank, Sub-Saharan Africa currently has about 910 million people. That number would  be much higher if it weren't...