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

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)

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

Article: The Sable Venus on the Middle Passage: Images of the Transatlantic Slave Trade | Michael Vannoy Adams

Article: The Sable Venus on the Middle Passage: Images of the Transatlantic Slave Trade | Michael Vannoy Adams

'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.

Deadly Notes: Atlantic Soundscapes and the Writing of the Middle Passage

Deadly Notes: Atlantic Soundscapes and the Writing of the Middle Passage

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

Reading the Language of Violence in the Middle Passage – AAIHS

Reading the Language of Violence in the Middle Passage – AAIHS

On "Middle Passage" by Robert Hayden

On "Middle Passage" by Robert Hayden

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