SOURCE: ABC News
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.
"Just because we are in England … that's not an excuse to be able to commemorate individuals who were involved in keeping other people in chains," said historian Laurence Westgaph.
SOURCE: Tropics of Meta
by Daniel B. Domingues da Silva
How will the inundation of historic seaports as climate change progresses affect historical memory 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.
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