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Mother Begs to Keep Her Baby at a Slave Auction in the

Slave Woman Sold In Va | Rationalizations for Slavery

New Orleans Slave Auction, um leilão de escravos.

Slave auctions were held in the South and the North before the American Civil War. Slave families often were separated and sold to slaveholders in distant states.

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“BoingBoing: Bill O'Reilly: Slaves who built White House were "well-fed and had decent lodgings provided… …”

THE IRISH SLAVES: WHAT THEY WILL NEVER, EVER TELL YOU IN HISTORY CLASS OR ANYWHERE ELSE…

Top Post:: THE IRISH SLAVES:WHAT THEY WILL NEVER, EVER TELL YOU IN HISTORY CLASS OR ANYWHERE ELSE….White and Black Slave

The first slaves imported into the American colonies were 100 White (Irish) children. They arrived during Easter, four months before the arrival of a the first shipment of Black slaves. Read: Testimony of an Irish Slave Girl

The first “#Negro Boy Scout” troop was started in 1911 in Elizabeth City, North Carolina. However, the group immediately ran into problems with people opposing the group getting together. But, that did not stop the group, they continued to meet and little #Black boys continued to join across the sta

SCOUTING: The founding of America’s first “Negro Boy Scout” troop, July The first girls' troop wasn't established until

John Scobell: The Untold Story of One Union Army Intelligence Officer

Black ThenJohn Scobell: The Untold Story of One Union Army Intelligence Officer

This image is of a Kentucky runaway slave-woman who was escorted to freedom by the aid of two Wisconsin soldiers... They kept her in disguise as a "mulatto soldier boy". After safely reaching Ohio, they took this image on Sep. 1862 in Cincinnati.

Portraits of Freedom: An Intimate Photo Exploration of Emancipation

These two Wisconsin soldiers escorted this Kentucky runaway slave-woman to freedom. They kept her in disguise as a "mulatto soldier boy". After safely reaching Ohio, they took this image in Sep. 1862 in Cincinnati.

Portuguese Slave Trade — The late French papers says that the 200 slaves and young Arabs found on board the ship taken by the Prevoyante, and carried into the island of Bourbon, were in a perfect state of nakedness and starvation, so that the magistrates of the island were forced to clothe as well as feed them. The Arabs were free men, whom the Portuguese pirates had carried of by force and reduced to slavery.

American School-Slaves from Africa packed on the deck of a slaver ship bound for America (engraving)

Voici une image montrant des esclaves noirs au travail dans un champ de coton. L'esclave étant le point central de la culture des Indiens du Mardi Gras, nous nous devons de présenter cette image.

Voici une image montrant des esclaves noirs au travail dans un champ de coton. L'esclave étant le point central de la culture des Indiens du Mardi Gras, nous nous devons de présenter cette image.

Slavery - Layers of Learning

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Slave Life — these were people being used as cheap labor, often overworked, mistreated, and underfed. Seen here is a slave family standing next to baskets of recently-picked cotton in the fields of a plantation near Savannah, Georgia in the

The town of Boley, located in the western part of Okfuskee County in Oklahoma, was one of the most vibrant black towns in all of the Indian Territory in the early 20th century. It was also once described by Booker T. Washington as “the finest black town in the world.” At the time, Boley had …

Black Towns, Boley, Oklahoma - Little Known Black History Fact: Boley, Oklahoma

Slaveholder and family with their one Slave.  (Photo: From the Blue Ridge Mountains.)

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American Women: The African American Nanny after the Civil War

The original 12 African American firefighters

The original 12 African American firefighters of Memphis

A new research project named “Enslaved: The People of the Historic Slave Trade,” created by Michigan State University, will help scholars through a set of tools learn about their enslaved ancestors, …

A new research project named “Enslaved: The People of the Historic Slave Trade,” created by Michigan State University, will help scholars through a set of tools learn about their enslaved ancestors, …

The Zong massacre was the mass-killing of approximately 142 slaves by the crew of the slave ship, carried out from 29 Nov. to 1 Dec. 1781. The ship was owned by a slave-trading syndicate from Liverpool,England, who had taken out insurance on the lives of the slaves. When the ship ran low on water following navigational mistakes, the crew decided to kill some of the slaves,so that an insurance payment could be collected.If the slaves died onshore, the Liverpool ship-owners would have no…

The slave trade contributed to emerging Atlantic capitalism and also made African economies dependent on European trade and linked to the world economy.

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