In 1807 the slave trade was abolished in Britain, and in 1834 slavery itself was abolished throughout the British Empire - largely due to the work of William Wilberforce. In 1804 an independent Black African nation was established in Haiti - marking the end of slavery in the West Indies and Africa.
Wow... just wow. Flora Stewart was 117 years old when this photo was taken in New Hampshire in 1867. That means she was born in 1750. She saw this country founded and lived to see the Revolutionary War, the Civil War and the end of slavery. She saw George Washington and Abraham Lincoln as Presidents. And look at her: as regal as any Queen who ever reigned.
BY WALTER OPINDE Racial passing refers to a phenomenon that occurs when an individual who is a member of a particular ethnic group is also, knowingly or unknowingly, accepted as a member of another racial group. During the period just after the end of slavery, very many African-Americans were masqu...BY WALTER OPINDE Racial passing refers to a phenomenon that occurs when an individual who is a member of a particular ethnic group is also, knowingly or unknowingly, accepted as a member of…
Missouri City Hosts Juneteenth Celebration
Missouri City Hosts Juneteenth Celebration - Patch.com http://ift.tt/2sImyf5 MISSOURI CITY TX The city of Missouri City is hosting its 15th Annual Missouri City Juneteenth Celebration this week and continuing through this weekend. Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United...and more
The revolt aboard The Amistad and the subsequent Supreme Court trial indicated a shift in U.S. views towards slavery. In a sense, Joseph Cinque heralded the beginning of the end of slavery in the United States.
Islanders in the Stream: A History of the Bahamian People: Volume One: From Aboriginal Times to the End of Slavery