Nigerian museums continue to present colonised versions of history. This harms local communities.
Black British women have been staging plays in recent years about Britain’s role in slavery, a history the country is too eager to forget.
The lie of the land: Britain’s hidden legacies of slavery in Eugene Palmer’s paintings.
Rather than being an act of censorship, The Rolling Stone’s decision to remove Brown Sugar from their set list is a show of artistic freedom.
Escaping slavery did not result in unconditional freedom.
The book reveals an insidious, unthinking form of racial hierarchy.
Movements that challenge former national icons demonstrate the importance of history-making in an age of racial reconciliation. But ‘history wars’ won’t get us anywhere.
By the time slavery ended, over 1 million enslaved people had been forcibly moved in the domestic slave trade across state lines. Hundreds of thousands more were bought and sold within states.
Abolition in the UK tends to focus on the work of Yorkshireman William Wilberforce but there were many Black abolitionists whose tireless work has been forgotten.
Rebalancing labor relations so that workers are empowered would be an effective way to address racial wealth disparities and atone for the legacy of slavery, a scholar argues.
It’s been in existence since the 1500s but the Kaaps language, synonymous with Cape Town, has never had a dictionary until now.
Black Americans’ contributions to some of the country’s most iconic dishes and spirits are finally starting to be recognized in the media and in museum exhibitions.
There are major obstacles in confronting the social movement for reparations for the slave trade. Such reparations are a moral imperative, but politically, successfully obtaining them will be hard.
If you thought slavery in the US was confined to southern states, think again.
DNA testing for cocoa beans could fight slavery and child labour.
When Britain legislated to abolish slavery in 1833, some former slave owners moved to the Australasian colonies. New research traces this movement of people, money and ideologies.
Palm oil is responsible for widespread deforestation and labor abuses, but it’s also cheap and incredibly useful. That’s why many advocates call for reforming the industry, not replacing it.
The SBC is meeting amid divisions, controversy and dwindling numbers. But in pushing rhetoric over its theological mission, the denomination is tapping into a history of white supremacy.
The Atlantic slave trade isn’t Britain’s first brush with forced labour.
Few issues are as difficult to deal with in the classroom as slavery in the US. Here, a professor who trains teachers on how to present the topic offers some insights.