African slave trade

By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Oct 7th, 2013
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Belayneh Abate While the British Broadcasting Corporation [1] continuously broadcasts about the tragic death of African Immigrants in Italy, Today’s Online New York times reads on its front page about African Immigrants “Desperation Fuels Trips of Migrants to Spain”. [2] Although rarely addressed by ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Europe
May 28th, 2012
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opednews.com They came as slaves; vast human cargo transported on tall British ships bound for the Americas. They were shipped by the hundreds of thousands and included men, women, and even the youngest of children. Whenever they rebelled or even disobeyed an order, they were punished in the harshest...
By benim
In African Safaris
Nov 15th, 2010
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Senegal — On a Sunday morning in the 1700s, one would not have dared venture the three-mile swim between what was then the slave trading outpost of Goree Island and the jagged mainland cliffs that today hoist Senegal’s capital city skyline above the waves. Sharks swarmed these straits for centuries, ...