African Slaves

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History Of Slavery - Europe - Portugal
... ladino The 15th-century Portuguese exploration of the African coast is commonly regarded as the harbinger of European colonialism ... any "Saracens, pagans and any other unbelievers" to hereditary slavery which legitimized slave trade under Catholic beliefs of that time ... came to serve as a justification for the subsequent era of slave trade and European colonialism ...
Subjected - History - Modern History - Americas
... Further information Atlantic slave trade, Encomienda, Mita (Inca), Slavery in Brazil, and Slavery in the United States Slavery in the Americas had a ... The Aztecs had slaves ... and the Comanche of Texas, also owned slaves ...
Louisiana (New France) - Colonial Society - African Slaves
... In 1717, John Law, the French minister of finance, decided to import African slaves into Louisiana ... The Company of the Indies held a monopoly of the slave trade in the area ... It imported approximately 6,000 slaves from Africa between 1719 and 1743 ...
Slavery In The Ottoman Empire - African Slaves
... "people of the Bible", pagan Africa was a good source of slaves ... Black slaves were coming from East and Central Africa, mainly from areas such as Abyssinia, Sudan, Northern Nigeria and Chad ... Black slaves were employed in households and in the army as slave-soldiers ...
African American Diaspora - History - Dispersal Through Slavery
... See also Atlantic Slave Trade and Arab Slave Trade Much of the African diaspora was dispersed throughout Asia, Europe, and the Americas during the Arab and ... Beginning in the 9th century, Arabs took African slaves from the central and eastern portions of the continent (where they were known as the Zanj) and sold ... Beginning in the 15th century, Europeans captured or bought African slaves from West Africa and brought them to Europe and later to the Americas ...

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    ... the virtue of female slaves is wholly at the mercy of irresponsible tyrants, and women are bought and sold in our slave markets, to gratify the brutal lust of those who bear the name of Christians.
    Sarah M. Grimke (1792–1873)

    The sacrifice to Legba was completed; the Master of the Crossroads had taken the loas’ mysterious routes back to his native Guinea.
    Meanwhile, the feast continued. The peasants were forgetting their misery: dance and alcohol numbed them, carrying away their shipwrecked conscience in the unreal and shady regions where the savage madness of the African gods lay waiting.
    Jacques Roumain (1907–1945)