transatlantic slave trade
How the Church of England Made £10.1 Billion From the Transatlantic Slave Trade
In 1704, the Church of England established a scheme called Queen Anne's Bounty to support poor clergymen. It was from donations made to this fund that the clergymen who managed it started investing in transatlantic slavery, a booming trade...
Pikworo Slave Camp: the 18th Century Slave Trading Camp in Ghana Where African Slaves Were Auctioned
The Pikworo slave camp was a slave trading camp in Ghana where enslaved Africans were sold to English, French and Dutch slave traders
Barbados Slave Code of 1661: the Legal Document That Classified African Slaves as Property
The Barbados Slave Code of 1661 defined the way of life for slaves in the Caribbean island of Barbados. The Slave Code denied rights to slaves and allowed them to be classified as property instead of human beings.
African Women Who Actively Participated in the Transatlantic Slave Trade
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Mary Faber was a famous slave trader who plied her trade from the 1830s until 1852, she was a dominant figure of the trans-atlantic slave trade in Guinea
Antera Duke: The Nigerian Slave Trader Whose Diary Helped Exposed the Relationships Between African Elites and Slave Merchants
Antera Duke was an 18th century slave dealer and Efik chief from Calabar whose diary helped unveil the relationships between African Elites amd English slave traders.
Badu Bonsu II: This Ghanaian King Was Hanged and Beheaded in 1838 for Rebelling Against the Dutch
Badu Bonsu II was a Ghanaian king and the leader of the Ahanta tribe on the coast of what is now Ghana who was executed in 1838 by the Dutch, who, at the time, were in control of the Dutch Gold Coast.
Tippu Tip: East Africa’s Most Powerful and Richest Slave Trader in the 18th Century
Tippu Tip was an Arab–Zanzibari slave trader who sold tens of thousands of people into bondage in the Arabian peninsula and beyond.
Ota Benga: the Sad Tale of the Man Who Was Kept in a New York Zoo
Ota Benga's family was killed, he was taken as a slave, and he lived in the Bronx Zoo's monkey house as a human exhibit.
Ancient African Cities That Were Destroyed and Looted by Europeans
In 1505 Portuguese forces led by Francisco de Almeida destroyed, burned down and occupied the Swahili city of Kilwa bringing the sultanate to an end after it refused to pay tribute.
Ana Joaquina Dos Santos: Meet the Most Successful Slave Trader in Angola in the 1830s
Ana Joaquina dos Santos y Silva also referred to as Dona Ana Mulata was a rich entrepreneur who was very active in the transatlantic slave trade business. She is perhaps the biggest slave trader in Angola in the 1830's.
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The Shilluk People’s Creation Narrative: How the Different Races on Earth Were Created
According to the Shilluk people of south sudan, the creator Juok played a central role in fashioning humanity from clay, assigning different complexions to the various races based on the colors of the clay he used.