Runaway slaves joined indigenous Khoe-San people and raided colonial farms. The rock art they left in their hideouts tells a fascinating story.
History is full of examples of nations paying out to compensate for slavery. But the money never went to those who suffered under the system, only those who profited.
In a rare series of interviews, the late Ghanaian leader spoke of how the country’s slave trade was revisited as a vehicle for economic development.
The turn towards authoritarianism, xenophobia and racism in Western democracies makes it unlikely that former Western slave-trading nations will agree to reparations in the near future.
A study of the historical records describing African slaves in Brazil yields some unexpected findings.
Black Lives Matter brings the slavery story into the present in America – but it leaves Africa stuck in the past.
It is a good time to ask how the travel and tourism industry has contributed to racism and how that can change.