Colonization of Africa – summary from mid-15th century to 1980

Colonization of Africa – summary from mid-15th century to 1980

In the middle of the 15th century, central and southern Africa is still unknown to Europe. However, for centuries the Arabs operated trade routes crossing the vast Sahara desert transporting to the Mediterranean gold, ivory and slaves. Europe is more interested in profitable trade routes from Asia, especially the import of silk and spices. But […]

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Nikole Hannah-Jones – Reframing the Legacy of Slavery with “The 1619 Project” | The Daily Show

Nikole Hannah-Jones – Reframing the Legacy of Slavery with “The 1619 Project” | The Daily Show

-Welcome to The Daily Show. -Thank you. And congratulations on creating and working with a group of people on a project that has gone on to become more than just a moment, but rather, a rethinking of America’s history. Let’s start with the “why” behind this. I mean, history seems like it has been written, […]

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Slavery, Ghosts, and Beloved: Crash Course Literature 214

Hi, I’m John Green, this is Crash Course Literature, and today we’re going to talk about Beloved. MFTP: Mr. Green, Mr. Green! I actually like this book. Yeah, I know you do, me from the past, because I’m you. So you read Song of Solomon in class the year that Tony Morrison won the Nobel […]

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The Atlantic slave trade: What too few textbooks told you – Anthony Hazard

The Atlantic slave trade: What too few textbooks told you – Anthony Hazard

Slavery, the treatment of human beings as property, deprived of personal rights, has occurred in many forms throughout the world. But one institution stands out for both its global scale and its lasting legacy. The Atlantic slave trade, occurring from the late 15th to the mid 19th century and spanning three continents, forcibly brought more […]

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10 Common Slavery Myths

10 Common Slavery Myths

Hey, Cypher here. There are a lot of misconceptions surrounding the institution of slavery, especially here in the United states. These myths often serve pernicious political purposes that can be highly detrimental to a proper conception of history, so here are ten of those myths debunked in no particular order. Since they aren’t in a […]

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The Atlantic Slave Trade: Crash Course World History #24

The Atlantic Slave Trade: Crash Course World History #24

Hi, my name is John Green, this is Crash Course World History and today we’re gonna talk about slavery. Slavery is not funny. In fact, it is very near the top of the list of things that aren’t funny, so today’s episode is gonna be a little light on the jokes but, I’m gonna help […]

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