Tag Archives: Slavery

01Feb/22

FEATURE FILM ‘EQUIANO.STORIES’ TO PREMIERE ON INSTAGRAM FEB. 16

Award-winning film studio Stelo Stories and the DuSable Museum of African American History, the nation’s oldest independent museum of Black history, today announced the release of the trailer for the new vertical film titled “Equiano.Stories.” (Watch the trailer here.) Set to premiere Feb. 16 exclusively to followers of @Equiano.Stories on Instagram, the feature film brings to life the memoir of Olaudah Equiano, who was kidnapped and enslaved as a young boy in West Africa in 1756. Continue reading

11Apr/17

Migrants traded in “slave markets” in Libya, U.N. agency says

The United Nations says a growing number of migrants passing through Libya are being traded in “slave markets”.

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11May/15

France’s Hollande inaugurates slavery museum in Guadeloupe

France’s Francois Hollande visits French Caribbean department of Guadeloupe to inaugurate museum that honors victims of slavery, and shows no willingness to pay out reparations.

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