Slave memorial in Zanzibar.
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Black Lives Matter brings the slavery story into the present in America – but it leaves Africa stuck in the past.
Slave traders transformed human lives into profit-bearing opportunities – just like modern finance.
There are more than 3,600 territories in Brazil that are home to Quilombola, descendants of escaped slaves, but few hold titles to the land.
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Jair Bolsonaro's government has put forward laws that could put Indigenous land into the hands of mining, agricultural and timber businesses.
Educating your children at home brings the power to choose what they learn.
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A scholar of multicultural education says the COVID-19 pandemic gives parents of color the chance to choose what their children learn at home.
The capture of a slave ship by the Royal Navy in 1859, from which 847 enslaved Africans were released.
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Britain's Royal Navy embarked on a huge anti-slavery campaign, but those 'rescued' didn't always feel the benefits.
Digital reconstruction of French slaver L'Aurore.
If you want to know the extent of the slave trade from Liverpool, use the tools in this article.
Welsh weavers, here in traditional costume that would not have been known to some of the poorest weavers to benefit from slave-driven demand for cloth.
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How even sleepy, rural Mid Wales was once an industrial heartland feeding the slave trade.
A statuette of a proposed memorial that has yet to find full funding.
Despite the millions used in the transatlantic slave trade and Britain benefitting from their forced labour, a national memorial is proving difficult.
Screen Shot of the New York Times homepage for its series, “1619.”
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A historian says that critics get the past wrong.
The door of no return at the Cape Coast Castle.
Ghana is banking on a much needed boost to its tourism sector from its call to Africans in the diaspora.
The 26 silver keys to Christiansborg Castle.
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The story of Asameni and Christiansborg Castle’s keys reveals the complexities of decisions taken during the transatlantic slave trade.
At a 2016 Trump rally, a man holds up a sign, ‘Islamophobia is not the answer.’
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Crime related to Islamophobia and anti-Semitism have shown an increase in recent years. An expert explains that American antagonism toward Islamic and Jewish traditions goes back nearly 500 years
Halima Aden, the first Muslim model to wear a hijab and burkini on the cover of the swimsuit edition of the Sports Illustrated.
Hijab-wearing model Halima Aden will be featured in Sports Illustrated's annual swimsuit edition. Here's why her success needs to be viewed in context of a long history of black Muslim women's fashions.
Women pray at a mosque during the first day of the holy fasting month of Ramadan on May 6 in Bali, Indonesia.
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Ramadan is one of the five pillars of Islam – acts that denote the obligations of living a good Muslim life.
An attorney for the Muslim enclave of Islamberg prays in a mosque in Tompkins, New York. American Muslims have a history going back 400 years.
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Muslims are not new to America. The first Muslims came as slaves and left a deep influence on a host of music genres, such as the blues and jazz.
Textbooks often do a poor job when it comes to teaching students about slavery in the U.S.
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A former social studies teacher lists three ways educators and others can better understand the difficult subject of slavery in the US, including a way to hear directly from freed slaves themselves.
Archival illustration of the Christiansborg Castle.
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Archaeological research at Christiansborg Castle in Ghana has provided an in-depth understanding of Danish, Ga and Danish-Ga lived experiences during the eighteenth century transatlantic slave trade.
Sections of a Brazilian slave ship from the 19th century.
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Merchants from Brazil, Cuba, North America and the British West Indies traded goods grown by slaves on plantations, for more slaves.
Muslims praying in Puerto Rico.
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A scholar talks to Muslims in Puerto Rico and comes back with an understanding of their rich history and their struggles.