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Atlantic Slave Trade



  • Black Scuba Divers Document Slave Shipwrecks Forgotten For Generations

    Columbia University professor Christopher Brown says the number of slave shipwrecks that researchers have been able to confirm are the absolute minimum, and that the true number of shipwrecked slave ships are likely much higher. The work of a Florida diving group hopes to change that. 


  • A Forgotten Stage of the Atlantic Slave Trade

    by Gregory E. O’Malley

    Port records, merchant papers, and imperial correspondence all suggest that a thriving intercolonial slave trade dispersed as many as a quarter of the African people who arrived in the New World, extending their dangerous journeys to American plantations.