Approximately 100,000 enslaved Africans were transported to the Danish West Indies.
Many people give up their time to welcome the people who have been rescued, but when the boat arrives many volunteers take selfies in front of the hungry and disoriented people.
Along the way, we are introduced to figures of significance in the history of the country that go beyond the usual list of coup leaders and heads of factions in the Sudan People’s Liberation Army.
The forts and castles on the continent’s coast were once used to make profit off African bodies. Today continue to fulfil one of the key purposes for which they were first built – making money
In apartheid South Africa, the “pencil test” – inserting a pencil into hair and testing whether it would hold or fall out – was used to determine proximity to whiteness, and access to political, social and economic privileges
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