Slave ships, large cargo ships specially converted for the purpose of transporting slaves, especially newly purchased African slaves to the Americas. As many as 20 million Africans were transported by ship. The transportation of slaves from Africa to America was known as the Middle Passage.-Spirits of the Passage

Slave ships, large cargo ships specially converted for the purpose of transporting slaves, especially newly purchased African slaves to the Americas. As many as 20 million Africans were transported by ship. The transportation of slaves from Africa to America was known as the Middle Passage.-Spirits of the Passage

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Slave Ship: A cut-away model of a typical ship of the early 1700's on the Middle Passage, the upper and middle decks packed with slaves.

Slave Ship: A cut-away model of a typical ship of the early 1700's on the Middle Passage, the upper and middle decks packed with slaves.

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'Cash Crop' by Stephen Hayes Representing the 15 Million Africans who died en route to the Americas on the Middle Passage. 15 million. Never do you hear people mention that genocide. Some say 60 million souls were lost to the sea.

'Cash Crop' by Stephen Hayes Representing the 15 Million Africans who died en route to the Americas on the Middle Passage. 15 million. Never do you hear people mention that genocide. Some say 60 million souls were lost to the sea.

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Underwater Sculptures Honors African Ancestors who were thrown over board the slave ships during the middle passage

Underwater Sculptures Honors African Ancestors who were thrown over board the slave ships during the middle passage

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Slavery in the United States - Children who were born to slaves began working as soon as they were able.

Slavery in the United States - Children who were born to slaves began working as soon as they were able.

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My hands are tied and I am bound  discovering my emptiness one heartbeat  sacrificing the depths of my existence  I am no longer contemplating my strength  I am capture  not spared of life  hopeless...darkness...full of dispair  I surrender  I am confounded  I am nothing

My hands are tied and I am bound discovering my emptiness one heartbeat sacrificing the depths of my existence I am no longer contemplating my strength I am capture not spared of life hopeless...darkness...full of dispair I surrender I am confounded I am nothing

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Beautiful underwater sculpture, in Grenada, in honor of African Ancestors who were thrown overboard the slave ships during the Middle Passage of the African Holocaust

Beautiful underwater sculpture, in Grenada, in honor of African Ancestors who were thrown overboard the slave ships during the Middle Passage of the African Holocaust

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