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Legacy of the Transatlantic 
Slave Trade 

>>>>> Note this page is a work in progress <<<<<<<

Bishop Dr Joe Aldred introduces this web page:

The Transatlantic Slave Trade that was carried our between the 15C and 19C  that saw millions of enslaved Africans exploited on planations int he Americas has left a history of deprivation, ill gotten gains, that continue to affect the lives of descendants of slaves and slave maters in the modern era. This web resource page provides information about the activities of victims and victors to help look beyond towards a better future together. 
 

The World before the Transatlantic Slave Trade

(need book titles, articles links, stories, images, etc)
 

Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade

(need book titles, articles links, stories, images, etc) 

Transportation: Image of the Zong et al

 

Books 

Race – an idea in the west by Ivan Hannaford,

The Slave Trade  by Hugh Thomas

DVD

Belle, Slavery and Justice: the legacy of Dido Belle and the Lord Chief Justice Lord Mansfield; website www.friendsofkenwood.org.uk

Article

The history of British slave ownership has been buried: now its scale can be revealed by David Olugosa  https://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/jul/12/british-history-slavery-buried-scale-revealed?CMP=share_btn_link

National Archive to view slave records: http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/help-with-your-research/research-guides/slavery-or-slave-owners/
 

The Christian story against the backdrop of slavery

(need book titles, articles links, stories, images, etc)

Movement for Justice and Reconciliation: website http://www.mjr-uk.com
 

The division of Africa

(need book titles, articles links, stories, images, etc)

The Berlin Conference of 1884https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Berlin_Conference


Books

The state of Africa – the history of the continent since independence by Martin Meredith, 2005, , Simon & Schuster
 

Inspiring the next generation

(need book titles, articles links, stories, images, etc)


Books

Black women’s Christian activism by Betty Livingstone Adams, 2016,  – seeking social justice in a northern suburb, New York University Press

Little leaders – bold women in black history by Vashti Harrison, 2018, , Penguin Random House UK

Fantastically – great women who made history by Kate Pankhurst, 2018, , Bloomsbury Publishing


DVD

A united nation – story of Bechuanaland protectorate
 
Pele Birth of a Legend;  A Brazilian footballer relies on an ancient African art called Ginga to bring success and hope to his nation and team.
https://www.netflix.com
 
Harry and Meghan A Royal Romance: Aired on the day of the wedding this drama brings to light the truth of a Bi-racial predecessor in the Royal family – Queen Charlotte.
http://www.channel5.com/show/harry-meghan-a-royal-romance/
 
The Cuba Libre story ...breaking chains. In this documentary a Cuban politician recognises the contribution of slaves in building the nation. Could our politicians be as bold to recognise the contribution of slaves to the wealth and progress of the British Empire?
 https://www.netflix.com
 
The African Doctor. The story of  an African family moving into a small antagonistic and suspicious community…but this African doctor is determined to be accepted.
https://www.netflix.com
 
Hidden Figures DVD (look for internet link)
 

Reparations

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Please share your story

Please help us build a library of resources to share across the networks about the legacy of slavery e.g.

  • The world before the Transatlantic Slave Trade
  • Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade
  • The Christian story against the backdrop of slavery
  • The division of Africa
  • Inspiring the next generation

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