Tag Archives: The Atlantic Slave Trade

Last American Slave Ship Found in Alabama

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Researchers working in the murky waters of the northern Gulf Coast have located the wreck of the last ship known to bring enslaved people from Africa to the United States, historical officials said Wednesday. Remains of the … Continue reading

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Texan mom wins fight against textbook that ‘erased’ slavery

A Texas mom shocked that her son’s textbook merely called African slaves “workers” is thrilled that publisher McGraw-Hill  has promised revisions. But changing a single caption is hardly enough to combat what some educational experts call a wave of ideologically-fueled … Continue reading

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