How authentic is the historical background of Ama, how plausible?
THE MIDDLE PASSAGE IN
"I have just finished teaching a quarter course on the Atlantic slave trade and am struck again by the apparent self-imposed limitations of the Middle Passage experience in major African-American literary works . . ." Ralph Austen.
MEMORIES OF THE MIDDLE PASSAGE
John Weiss asks, "How long did memory of the crossing survive in personal African-American consciousness in the last century?"
AFRICAN PARTICIPATION IN
SLAVERY AND THE SLAVE TRADE
The issues debated at length.
THE ATLANTIC SLAVE TRADE
IN THE CURRICULUM OF AMERICAN SCHOOLS The Atlantic Slave the curriculum of American
Is the history of the Atlantic Slave Trade included in the school curriculum in the US and other countries in the Americas which have a substantial population of people of African descent? If it is not (a) why isn't it? (b) should it be? (c) why should it be?
"How can America come to terms with racism if we don't yet have ways of representing and talking about the single most significant experience in black American history, the experience of slavery?" Edward M Brunner
Paul Wachtel introduces his
book Race in the Mind of America. Chris Crass's Thoughts on Movement Building
and Anti-Racist Organizing
Are reparations due? To whom? How?