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16 May
Our ancestors were captured from their motherland in their hundreds; plugged off from their ancestral roots, and shipped thousands of miles away in shackles and chains to foreign lands, where they were kept in harsh conditions and made to slave in the most inhumane conditions across the Europe and Caribbean continents. It would later become…
11 Jul 2020
Anna Rothery is the first black woman to hold the position of Lord Mayor of Liverpool, a largely ceremonial role for elected...
7 Jun 2020
British protesters tore down the statue of a renowned slave trader and threw it in the harbour on the second day of weekend protests against George Floyd's death.
5 Sep 2019
In the colonial era, it was normal to see whites brutalizing and oppressing blacks as aptly epitomized by the atrocious Trans Atlantic Slave Trade and other similar obnoxious acts. Although colonialism has effectively ended in Africa, the chilling news from the Rainbow Nation simply shows that the equation has changed.
22 Aug 2019
US preacher Roxanne Caleb blinked away the tears as she emerged from a pitch-dark dungeon where African slaves were once held before being shipped across the Atlantic to America.
18 Aug 2019
American comedian and television host, Steve Harvey, was moved to tears on his tour of the slave trade site in Ghana. Steve Harvey along with his family visited the Elmina Castle on the Cape Coast, Ghana. The Harvey family was given a tour of the historical site and briefed on the dark past of the…
20 Dec 2017
The issue of the inability of the Nigerian government to tackle the seemingly intractable problem of unemployment has been fingered as the reason why Nigerian youths risk their lives through dangerous Sahara desert routes to Libya in their bid to reach mainland Europe via the Mediterranean Sea. In a new poll conducted by the National…
1 Dec 2017
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) says a total of 1,295 Nigerians voluntarily returned from Libya in November after being stranded in the volatile North African country enroute Europe. The Nigerians returned in various batches between Nov. 6 and Nov. 30 with the assistance of the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) and the European Union…
30 Nov 2017
Nigerian-American rapper turned IT Consultant Olanrewaju Dabiri, popularly known as Eldee has condemned what he describes as "other forms of slavery" that exists in Africa and beyond the continent. Following the recent news about the thriving slave trade of African migrants in Libya, eLDee has come out to air his own views on the issue,…
14 May 2017
The Badagry People suffered the worst hit from the slave captors Badagry as we all know is a part of Lagos state at the far end where the Border to Benin Republic is.
8 Apr 2017
On the path to the Point of No Return, a beach area where the slaves were taken into slave ships to other countries, and in many cases, their death, I noticed a large rusting structure that was commissioned by the government to become a modern tourist site.

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