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Bird's eye view of Sioux camp at Pine Ridge, South Dakota.  Photographed by G. E. Trager, November 28, 1890.

Bird's eye view of Sioux camp at Pine Ridge, South Dakota. Photographed by G. E. Trager, November 28, 1890.

Topsy Turvy doll from Barbados  Black toys by BigfootCountryTrader

Topsy Turvy doll from Barbados ~ Black toys ~ African American toy ~ Historical doll ~ Gift for girl ~ doll collector gift ~ Mammy doll

the 1700s, a Large Percentage of the Enslaved in New York Came from Jamaica  Between 1700 and 1774, the British imported between 6,800 and 7,400 Africans to the colony of New York. It was cheaper for New York slave traders to import directly from Africa than to buy enslaved Africans from elsewhere. Despite this deep discount, less than 30 percent of the enslaved imported to New York before 1741 came directly from Africa. Nearly all of the rest came from the English sugar islands of Barbados…

the 1700s, a Large Percentage of the Enslaved in New York Came from Jamaica Between 1700 and 1774, the British imported between 6,800 and 7,400 Africans to the colony of New York. It was cheaper for New York slave traders to import directly from Africa than to buy enslaved Africans from elsewhere. Despite this deep discount, less than 30 percent of the enslaved imported to New York before 1741 came directly from Africa. Nearly all of the rest came from the English sugar islands of Barbados…

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16 London Street Foods That Will Change Your Life

Prepare to drool. We asked street food traders to recommend their faves.

Olaudah Equiano was an African writer whose experiences as a slave prompted him to become involved in the British abolition movement.    In his autobiography, Olaudah Equiano writes that he was born in the Eboe province, in the area that is now southern Nigeria. He describes how he was kidnapped with his sister at around the age of 11, sold by local slave traders and shipped across the Atlantic to Barbados and then Virginia.

Olaudah Equiano was an African writer whose experiences as a slave prompted him to become involved in the British abolition movement. In his autobiography, Olaudah Equiano writes that he was born in the Eboe province, in the area that is now southern Nigeria. He describes how he was kidnapped with his sister at around the age of 11, sold by local slave traders and shipped across the Atlantic to Barbados and then Virginia.

In his book, The Interesting narrative, Equiano said he was born in an Igbo village in the kingdom of Benin around 1745. When he was about eleven, he was kidnapped along with his sister, and after six months of captivity he was brought to the West African coast. Sold to slave-traders, Equiano was transported to Barbados. After a two-week stay in the West Indies Equiano was taken to the English colony of Virginia.He was renamed Gustavus Vassa, and was beaten until he answered to his new name.

In his book, The Interesting narrative, Equiano said he was born in an Igbo village in the kingdom of Benin around 1745. When he was about eleven, he was kidnapped along with his sister, and after six months of captivity he was brought to the West African coast. Sold to slave-traders, Equiano was transported to Barbados. After a two-week stay in the West Indies Equiano was taken to the English colony of Virginia.He was renamed Gustavus Vassa, and was beaten until he answered to his new name.

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Portrait of Hugh Hall, John Singleton Copley, pastel on paper, 1758. Metropolitan Museum of Art accession no. 1996.279

Portrait of Hugh Hall, John Singleton Copley, pastel on paper, 1758. Metropolitan Museum of Art accession no. 1996.279

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