Muslim Arabs hunted, enslaved, tortured and killed ethnic Africans for a millennium. Middle Eastern Muslim Arabs have a history of over 1400 years of human slavery, which even continues today in the Middle East.
Shalom, everyone! The following is an interview of Dr. John Alembillah Azumah, professor, and author of the book, “The Legacy of Arab-Islam in Africa,” in which he discusses in detail the history and practice of slavery by Arab Muslims in Africa. The Arab Slave Trade was much longer than the Transatlantic Slave Trade and much more […]
Historical documents provide a look at the Christian worlds’ involvement in the Slave Trade.
Shalom, everyone! The Vatican/Catholic Church and Italy were involved in the colonization, enslavement, and trafficking of Africans. Like Germany, Italy was once a collection of city-states and principalities. Italy did not become a fully unified state until 1871, and Rome was made its capital. Therefore, Italy as a state was not involved in the Transatlantic […]
New exhibition at the Smithsonian Latino Center “explores the legacy of Native peoples in the Greater Antilles and their contemporary heritage movement.” Ranald Woodaman (Smithsonian Voices) reports: We’re forever trying to make sense of history, and especially our place in it. The Caribbean is fraught with especially painful questions around historical narrative that reflect a […]