African Slavery 1996
- Jackson calls for global engagement to end Sudanese crisis. // New York Amsterdam News;05/10/2001, Vol. 92 Issue 19, p2
Reports on Reverend Jesse Jackson's call for the United States to lead a global campaign to stop slavery in Sudan. Jackson's statement on the extent of human rights violations in Kosovo, Kuwait and Sudan; Overview on the civil war in Sudan.
- Who's The Victim Here? Morgan, Tom // Business Journal (Central New York);10/19/2001, Vol. 15 Issue 42, p23
Discusses issues concerning proposals for compensation to descendants of slavery in the U.S. Discussion on slavery in various parts of the world; Proposal of civil rights leader Jesse Jackson concerning paid reparations; Tax dilemma involved in the issues.
- A three-pronged approach. Diene, Doudou // UNESCO Sources;Mar98, Issue 99, p16
Presents information on the Slave Route project. Efforts taken to highlight the original causes and the practices of the transatlantic slave trade; Sources of funding for the project; Importance of preserving the memory of slave trade; Host countries for conferences on the African diaspora.
- Sarah Ashley. // I Was Born in Slavery;2003, p31
This article discusses the author's experience of slavery in the U.S. in the 1800s. The author was born in Mississippi. After several years, she was sold to Henry Thomas who bought her to New Orleans. The author has two other siblings who were also sold to other U.S. people. Since Thomas is a...
- Blacks in New Amsterdam. Thornton, John K. // Footsteps;Jan/Feb2006, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p8
The article informs that the first Africans brought to the Dutch colony of New Motherland arrived only a few years after the Dutch West India Co. founded the settlement at New Amsterdam. They were captured by Dutch privateers from Portuguese slave ships carrying Africans from Angola to the...
- Slavery and African Identity Patterns in Eighteenth-Century Cuba. GOMES, FLÁVIO DOS SANTOS // Journal of Caribbean History;2010, Vol. 44 Issue 2, p224
In this article, I analyse patterns of classifications and naming of African "nations" in colonial Cuba. Based on parish records, I suggest possible interpretations of African patterns of classification, identities and social arrangements during the formation of Cuban plantations over the course...
- Slave trade benefactors: It's time to pay up. // New York Amsterdam News;12/18/2008, Vol. 99 Issue 52, p13
The article considers the increasing attention on the payment of reparations to African-Africans in the diaspora for the criminal enterprise of slavery. The rejection of Allianz's bid to secure Jets/Giants naming rights due to its Nazi-era connections provides urgency for New York City Council...
- The U.S. Transatlantic Slave Trade, 1644-1867: An Assessment. Eltis, David // Civil War History;Dec2008, Vol. 54 Issue 4, p347
The article focuses on research regarding the transatlantic slave trade to the U.S. The author notes the creation of a database regarding the involvement of Americans in the slave trade and the lack of literature on the transatlantic slave trade. The use of demographic and shipping records to...
- Don't call me African-American. Goffee, Leslie // New African;May2012, Issue 517, p86
The article focuses on the controversy concerning the black population's objection to call them African Americans in the U.S. It cites the effort Jesse Jackson in urging the Reverend black American to drop black and replace it with African American to represent their heritage. However, famous...