Posts tagged with: slavery

Black History Month 2014: American Slavery – The Early Days

Illustration of plantation slavery in the Canary Islands We’ve looked at the slave ships that brought Africans to the New World, but what were they brought here for? ...

Black History Month 2014: The Anatomy of a Slave Ship

Horizontal cross section of a slave ship. Slaves stacked up against one another like boxes or cattle. The notion of the slave as property starts here and reverberates throughout the ...