Slavery in the North I totally disagree with this guy on some moral and political issues, but he's right about one thing: people forget that slavery originally existed in northern states as well as southern.
A film (Belle) inspired by the life of Dido Elizabeth Belle, the first black woman to be introduced to high society in Georgian times. Dido Elizabeth Belle was an illegitimate daughter of Admiral Sir John Lindsay and an African woman known as Belle.
Slavery in Mauritania - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia // "Sociologist Kevin Bales and Global Slavery Index estimate that Mauritania has the highest proportion of people in slavery of any country in the world.
Vietnam War POW Camps - American POW pilots in the Hanoi Hilton, where one POW was Senator John McCain, a twice Presidential candate
Carl Wadström, a Swede, worked in the British and French abolition movements.He is shown with Peter Panah, son of the king of Mezurado, who had been sold to slavery in Sierra Leone. Wadström spotted him, bought his freedom, and brought him from England to attend school; sadly, Panah died of consumption in Wadström’s home. CW published "Observations on the Slave Trade," the now-iconic engraving of African bodies packed into a slave ship, and other images meant to change minds of Europeans.
Irish history for St Patrick's Day - Beginning in the the Irish were evicted by greedy landlords, which were primarily English, living in England. Once the famine began, the evictions became rampant, leaving the Irish homeless in their own land.
Amanda Berry Smith was born enslaved January Smith became well known for her beautiful voice and evangelized throughout the South and the West. In she was invited to speak and sing in England and ended up staying for a year and a half cond