Last Real Indians | History Snobs ask Why Now? #SlaveryPublicHistory

By LT (wearing my heavy history hat) My cousin Charlie is saying he’s in the fourth stage of grief – “If we can laugh it means we are in the Kubler-Ross 4th stage.” I do think we need to laugh and cry. Last weekend I watched a live feed history symposium at Brown University in […]

In the News: slavery headlines

Cubans trace roots to remote Sierra Leone village By Sarah Rainsford BBC News, 21 April 2014 For decades the Ganga-Longoba of Perico have been singing the same chants, a tradition passed down the generations.   But until recently this Afro-Cuban community knew little of the origin of the songs, or of their own ancestors.   […]

Slaves That Time Forgot

The Irish Slave Trade – The Forgotten “White” Slaves By John Martin Global Research, January 27, 2013 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 […]