Velekete Slave Market: The Marketplace Where African Chiefs Sold Enslaved People to European Slave Traders
The Velekete Slave Market served as a business point between African middlemen and European slave merchants and facilitated the forced migration of thousands of Africans to the Americas, where they were subjected to generations of enslavement and exploitation.
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Samuel Green, the Abolitionist Who Was Convicted for Possessing a Copy of an Anti-slavery Novel
Samuel Green was an African-American self-emancipated abolitionist who was jailed in 1857 for possessing a copy of the anti-slavery novel Uncle Tom’s Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe.