Blind Memory : Visual Representations of Slavery in England & America by M. Wood  | eBay

Blind Memory : Visual Representations of Slavery in England & America by M. Wood

Blind Memory : Visual Representations of Slavery in England & America by M. Wood | eBay

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.

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.

Ignatius Sancho was an African composer and author who grew up as a house slave in England. Ignatius Sancho is best known for his letters about slavery.  He sent missives to leading novelists describing himself as a black person and a former slave. He then urged the novelists to use the writings to condemn slavery in the British West Indies.  Besides his political involvement, Sancho, an amateur composer, published his own #music.

Ignatius Sancho painted in Bath in He is the first known Black Briton to vote in a British election.

WOW! A film is in production about Dido Elizabeth Belle, the mixed-race daughter of Admiral Sir John Lindsay. She lived at Kenwood House with the her great-uncle, the Earl of Mansfield, a judge, famous for presiding over the Somerset case regarding the legality of slavery in England. "This is an important story which still has great resonance today," said producer Damian Jones.  "[Director Amma Asante] has created a powerful tale inspired by true historical events...”

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.

From another pinner: Someone Knows My Name, by Lawrence Hill:  Historical fiction about a girl who is taken from her home in Africa and sold into slavery.  Amazing story.  Highly recommend this book!

From another pinner: Someone Knows My Name, by Lawrence Hill: Historical fiction about a girl who is taken from her home in Africa and sold into slavery. Highly recommend this book!

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.

Carl Wadström 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.

Slavery in the British Isles

Trail Guide to Learning = Paths of Exploration: Columbus: Bahamas Discovery = triangle_slave trade

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."

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.

Irish slaves. The slaves that the world forgot . #slaves #history. In the 1650s, over 100,000 Irish children age 10-14 were taken and sold as slaves in the West Indies, Virginia and New England. In this decade, 52,000 Irish (mostly women and children) wer

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.

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.

Five Englishmen escaping slavery from Algiers, Barbary Coast, 1684. From the 16th to the 19th centuries it is estimated that between 1 million and 1.25 million Europeans were captured by Barbary pirates and Barbary Slave Traders and sold as slaves. Barbary pirates were based on that coast of North Africa – what is now Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, and Libya. Reports of Barbary raids and kidnappings of those in France, Ireland, Italy, Portugal, Spain, and the United Kingdom.

Five Englishmen escaping slavery from Algiers, Barbary Coast, 1684

Beginning in the 1700's, 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.

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.

Amazing Grace (2006) Named for the song by John Newton that helped inspire the abolition of slavery in England in 1807. The movie follows a significant portion of William Wilberforce's life trying to end slavery.

Amazing Grace: Ioan Gruffudd, Benedict Cumberbatch, and Rufus Sewell.as good as a book by Danielle Steel

"In the seventeenth century thousands of Irish-men, women, and children were seized by the order, or under the licence of the English Government, and sold as slaves for use in the West Indies.  A slave dealer, named Sellick, was granted a licence to take 400 children from Ireland for New England and Virginia. Later '1,000 Irish girls and the like number of youths' are sold to the planters in Jamaica."

Even when not encumbered by the institution of slavery, White people were subjected to slave-like conditions

Amanda Berry Smith was born enslaved January 23, 1837. Smith became well known for her beautiful voice and evangelized throughout the South and the West. In 1876, she was invited to speak and sing in England and ended up staying for a year and a half conducting religious services. After her return to the United States, she founded the Amanda Smith Orphan’s Home for African American children in a suburb of Chicago, Illinois.

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

The white/black populations in England from 1629 - 1786

Slavery and Economy in Barbados By Dr Karl Watson

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