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

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

Underwater sculptures, in Ghana, in honor of our African Ancestors that were thrown overboard from the slave ships during the Middle Passage of the African Holocaust

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Underwater sculptures, in Ghana, in honor of our African Ancestors that were thrown overboard from the slave ships during the Middle Passage of the African Holocaust

The Middle Passage (Studies in Jungian Psychology by Jungian Analysts)

The Middle Passage (Studies in Jungian Psychology by Jungian Analysts)

Between 1450 and 1850, 12 million Africans were shipped across the Atlantic, and 10 or 11 million got there alive. A number equal to 1/3 of those shipped might have died in the initial raiding or march to the coast. The volume of the trade increased from the 16th to the 18th centuries, with 80% of the total coming in the latter century.

Between 1450 and 1850, 12 million Africans were shipped across the Atlantic, and 10 or 11 million got there alive. A number equal to 1/3 of those shipped might have died in the initial raiding or march to the coast. The volume of the trade increased from the 16th to the 18th centuries, with 80% of the total coming in the latter century.

More art relating to the horrific Middle Passage of the Slave Trade (my note: also called The African Genocide)

More art relating to the horrific Middle Passage of the Slave Trade (my note: also called The African Genocide)

Many Middle Passages: Forced Migration and the Making of the Modern World

Many Middle Passages: Forced Migration and the Making of the Modern World

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.

Middle Passage - Wikipedia, the free Encyclopedia the route from africa to America and from America to Europe

Middle Passage - Wikipedia, the free Encyclopedia the route from africa to America and from America to Europe

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