The Door of No Return - The site for the slave fort at Cape Coast, Ghana, was selected because a reef provides a natural harbor. Large ships can anchor just offshore. I didn’t know this as I walked through the doors to find, not a somber reminder of past atrocities, but a scene bursting with life; scores of Ghanaian fishermen use the same harbor today as a place to launch their boats.
Boek “Geschiedenis van de Amsterdamse slavenhandel” van Leo Balai | ISBN: 9789057309076, verschenen: 2013, aantal paginas: 192 #LeoBalai #Geschiedenis #Slavernij #Amsterdam - In de geschiedschrijving van Amsterdam is tot nu toe weinig geschreven over de periode waarin de stad en haar bestuurders zich intensief met slavernij en slavenhandel hebben beziggehouden...
This is an image of a black slave in the The white slave owners chained black slaves, like this one, in order to keep them oppressed and from trying to escape. They were often also beaten and insulted as another way to keep slaves from trying to escape.
Mutiny on a slave trade ship by the captured Africans. It is estimated that one in every ten ships had a mutiny during the Middle Passage. Africans also resisted the slave traders by fasting, jumping overboard, or by attempting suicide.
Peter, a slave in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, photographed with his intense whipping scars on April “Overseer Artayou Carrier whipped me. I was two months in bed sore from the whipping. My master come after I was whipped; he discharged the overseer.