Thomas Sankara: The man every revolutionary needs to know

Take your time to watch this video and know more about Thomas Sankara and even his last minute…

Interview with Fountain Hughes: ex-slave whose grandfather was owned by Thomas Jefferson.

At the time of his interview, Fountain Hughes was sure of one strong conviction: he would rather kill…

GRAMAN QUASSI: THE AFRICAN SLAVE IN SURINAM WHO DISCOVERED BITTER (QUASSIA) TONIC FOR TREATING FEVER WITHOUT SIDE EFFECTS

Herbal remedies and plants were part of Africans and plants played a pivotal role in their way of…

A True Story of a Father Who Sold His Wife and Four Children. By One of the Children

The story of Isaac Johnson, his mother, father and three other siblings, began like that of an ordinary…

TULA SLAVERY FREEDOM STATUE

The small island of Curaçao was inhabited by the Arawak indigenous people until it was “discovered” by Spanish explorers…

Archivists race to digitize slavery records before the history is lost

Abu Koroma is the archivist in training at the National Archives of Sierra Leone — and he’ll remain…

Emancipation Statue

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Le Negre Marron (The Black Maroon), Port-au-Prince, Haiti, 1970

  Le Negre Marron (The Black Maroon; in creole, Neg Mawon), often translated in English as the Unknown…

A year ago: Brazil museum on fire

Incalculable loss as 200-year-old Rio institution gutted   Brazil’s oldest and most important historical and scientific museum has…