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The Trans Saharan Slave Trade (Red Sea & Indian Ocean) Over 200 Million People

The Trans Saharan Slave Trade (Red Sea & Indian Ocean) Over 200 Million People

In 1921, the Greenwood Avenue district of Tulsa, Oklahoma was an exemplar of what a motivated African American middle class could accomplish. Dubbed, "The Negro Wall Street," Greenwood Avenue was populated by successful African American families, businesses, hospitals and churches. All this would change on May 31.

In 1921, the Greenwood Avenue district of Tulsa, Oklahoma was an exemplar of what a motivated African American middle class could accomplish. Dubbed, "The Negro Wall Street," Greenwood Avenue was populated by successful African American families, businesses, hospitals and churches. All this would change on May 31.

Arab traders reached the coast of East Africa (8th century). Trading ports on the mainland were vulnerable to attack. Zanzibar offered a more secure location as the Arabs dominated the sea. Oman gained control over the island and eventually the regional slave trade. The island would develop into the center of the Arab Indian Ocean slave trade. This photograph is not dated, but was taken by A.G. Gomes et Co. on Zanzibar, perhaps in the 1880s.

Arab traders reached the coast of East Africa (8th century). Trading ports on the mainland were vulnerable to attack. Zanzibar offered a more secure location as the Arabs dominated the sea. Oman gained control over the island and eventually the regional slave trade. The island would develop into the center of the Arab Indian Ocean slave trade. This photograph is not dated, but was taken by A.G. Gomes et Co. on Zanzibar, perhaps in the 1880s.

Hat tip Atlanta BlackStar For years the U.S. government allowed racist white lynch mobs to murder Black men, women and children for practically nothing. The lynchings were so absurd one could argue…

Hat tip Atlanta BlackStar For years the U.S. government allowed racist white lynch mobs to murder Black men, women and children for practically nothing. The lynchings were so absurd one could argue…

Emmett Till Funeral. One of the saddest and most shameful moments in American history! One can only imagine the grief of his mother.

Emmett Till Funeral. One of the saddest and most shameful moments in American history! One can only imagine the grief of his mother.

After theocracy: preparing to stone a woman to death in Iran: Reuters-Middle East Watch* (R-MEW): 7/1/10 - 8/1/10

After theocracy: preparing to stone a woman to death in Iran: Reuters-Middle East Watch* (R-MEW): 7/1/10 - 8/1/10

African Slave Ships  For more information of American Slavery  Capitalism and the Role in Slavery  African Human Market  The Culture of West...

African Slave Ships For more information of American Slavery Capitalism and the Role in Slavery African Human Market The Culture of West...

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