Explore Post-modern History, Black History, and more!

Slave ships, large cargo ships specially converted for the purpose of transporting slaves, especially newly purchased African slaves to the Americas. As many as 20 million Africans were transported by ship. The transportation of slaves from Africa to America was known as the Middle Passage.-Spirits of the Passage

Slave ships, large cargo ships specially converted for the purpose of transporting slaves to the Americas. Transportation of slaves from Africa to America was known as the Middle Passage.

40 Acres and a Mule Would Be at Least $6.4 Trillion Today: What the U.S. Really Owes Black America | Alternet

Slavery made America wealthy, and racist policies since have blocked African American wealth-building. Can we calculate the economic damage?

Moses Hursey, Age about 82, Dallas, Texas. Portraits ofEx-Slaves 1930's

The last faces of American slavery: Stunning pictures of men and women who were born into slavery and photographed more than 70 years after being freed

In 1863 & 1864 eight former slaves toured the northern states to raise money for impoverished black schools in New Orleans.  Four of the children were of mixed race ancestry.

Historic Photographs Of "White" Slaves

Fundraiser organizers used lighter skinned mixed race slave children as part of an campaign to raise money for African American schools in the They believed that lighter skinned slaves would garner more sympathy, and in turn more money, for their cause.

Slavery Myths Debunked | The Irish were slaves too; slaves had it better than Northern factory workers; black people fought for the Confederacy; and other lies, half-truths, and irrelevancies.

Seven Lies, Half-Truths, and Irrelevancies People Trot Out About Slavery—Debunked

Slavery Myths Debunked- The Irish were slaves too; slaves had it better than Northern factory workers; black people fought for the Confederacy; and other lies, half-truths, and irrelevancies.

Early 20th century photo postcard showing a dilapidated slave block at what had been the biggest slave market in the South, at the Old St. Louis Hotel in New Orleans  The woman in the photo, according to the caption, “was sold for $1500.00 on this same block when a little girl." (Public domain via Wikimedia Commons.)

Standing on the block where she was sold as a slave. The Old Slave Block in the Old St. Louis Hotel, New Orleans, La.) ca 1914 From: Randolph Linsly Simpson African-American collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library

In 1625, the king issued a proclamation that all Irish political prisoners were to be transported to the West  Indies and sold as slave labor to the planters there. At that time, he sold 30,000 Irish slaves to the New World. By the mid 1600's, most of the slaves in Montserrat & Antigua were Irish.

Forgotten History: In the king issued a proclamation that all Irish “political prisoners" were to be transported to the West Indies and sold as slave labor to the planters there. At that time,.

Fannie Brown    Fannie Brown , aged Negro of Waco, Texas, does not knew her age. She was born near Richmond. Virginia, a slave of the Koonce family. They sold her to Mrs. Margaret Taylor , of Belton, Texas, when Fannie was only five years old, and she never saw her mother again.,

The last faces of American slavery: Stunning pictures of men and women who were born into slavery and photographed more than 70 years after being freed By BETH STEBNER

Former slave, Fort George Island, Florida, ca. 1900

EASTER, a Former Slave at Kingsley Plantation on Fort George Island, Florida. (Born in Slavery: Slave Narratives from the Federal Writers' Project,

George Eatman, Age 93, Alabama. Portraits of Ex-Slaves 1930's

Stunning portraits of former slaves photographed seventy years after the Emancipation Proclamation

THE IRISH SLAVES: WHAT THEY WILL NEVER, EVER TELL YOU IN HISTORY CLASS OR ANYWHERE ELSE…

Top Post:: THE IRISH SLAVES:WHAT THEY WILL NEVER, EVER TELL YOU IN HISTORY CLASS OR ANYWHERE ELSE….White and Black Slave

The first slaves imported into the American colonies were 100 White (Irish) children. They arrived during Easter, four months before the arrival of a the first shipment of Black slaves. Read: Testimony of an Irish Slave Girl

Pinterest
Search