America Is Me: 170 Fresh Questions and Answers on Black by Kennell Jackson

By Kennell Jackson

Using a question-and-answer layout and organized chronologically via period, this readable, full of life examine examines hundred key points of African-American historical past and tradition, from slavery to the humanities, sciences, civil rights move, and extra. journey.

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Some slaves succumbed on the long, dreary marches. More died while held on the African coast before being shipped to the Americas. Finally, many more perished during the long, stressful journey across the Atlantic. Beyond these figures, thousands of Africans were maimed and killed as the slave trade’s relentless search for bodies spread throughout the interior. Wars and raids wreaked havoc. Africans fleeing the wars became impoverished refugees. ” Thus, people who were never captured also died as a result of the trade.

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