Featured Resource Featured Topic - The Art of Slavery Throughout the whole period of the Transatlantic Slave Trade — and despite the horrors of the conditions — enslaved Africans continued the artistic traditions exemplified by cave paintings in South Africa and Tanzania BCBenin bronze carvings, Ife stone sculptures and Ashanti brass weights that date back to around AD
Placing the Sin of Slavery onto the doorstep of the confederacy is easy, and even comforting, but unfortunately is not the complete picture. The simple picture of Slavery as a Southern Sin does not reflect the much broader participation, exploitation and profit in Slavery as an Enterprise.
Here, for your perusal and research, we present an original news account of a captured Slave Ship. My hope, and even my belief is, that few today could look at these images, and read the accompanying story without being appalled, repulsed, and even outraged.
Click on the thumbnails above. Look at the picture of these people, created by God and in his image, packed onto this ship like cattle. Gaze at the image, and then spend several minutes reflecting on what it must have been like to be crammed onto a ship so tightly that you could not lie down, so tightly that you could hardly breathe.
Think of the sounds of the dieing all around, the stench of the diseased and deprived hanging in the air, and the utter hopelessness of the situation.
After some time of quiet reflection, then read the story. There are three things to look for as you read the story; 1 Pay attention to the facts in the story describing the conditions on a Slave Ship, and then 2 consider the overall tone and demeanor of the news account, and note 3 that the newspaper was a Northern Newspaper published in New York City.
The facts of the conditions on the Slave Ship are quiet disturbing. It is an affront to all mankind that any man would be treated this way. However, the newspaper reports it in a light-hearted, almost whimsical fashion.
It purports to be able to ascertain the intelligence, and presumably the worth of these people, by the shape of their head, and the width of their nose. When the people appear to be praying, or praising God, the author makes the assumption that the people could not be aware of God.
The writer, in describing this atrocity, lacks the indignation and passion that one would think would be associated with being an eye-witness to such a human catastrophe.
The plantation culture of the south helped to create Demand for slaves, rich northerners were more than happy to use their ships and wealth to Trade in Slaves for profit, and then the popular press, potentially influenced by the wealthy who were benefiting from the slave trade, appear to have been willing to simply look the other way.Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Host Abba Eban explores the history of the Jews in America from colonial times to the Great Depression, focusing on the convergence of the American ideal of democracy and the ancient Jewish heritage of freedom.
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The wall that records those immigrants came to the United States in the early period.