Encyclopaedia Africana

C Encyclopaedia Africana July 2, 2021 CARIBBEAN HISTORIES REVEALED: 20TH CENTURY TRANSITIONS (NATIONAL ARCHIVES, UK)

At the time that this picture was taken, Antigua was under British Colonial rule. Its very existence proves that the British were content to let their subjects live in abject squalor, document it and send it back for filing.

C Encyclopaedia Africana June 29, 2021 CARIBBEAN HISTORIES – THE CARIBBEAN & THE WIDER WORLD (NATIONAL ARCHIVES, UK)

One of the main projects that attracted such workers was the building of the Panama Canal. Additionally, about 40,000 Jamaicans and Barbadians settled in Cuba in the early 20th century after migrating there to work in the sugar industry.

C Encyclopaedia Africana June 26, 2021 CARIBBEAN HISTORIES – SOCIETY & WELFARE POST-TRANSATLANTIC SLAVE TRADE (NATIONAL ARCHIVES, UK)

The schooling system established during slavery was expanded to teach Christian morals to the recently freed slaves.

C Encyclopaedia Africana June 26, 2021 CARIBBEAN HISTORIES – SLAVERY & NEGOTIATING FREEDOM (NATIONAL ARCHIVES)

The official revisionist historical narrative of the British after the Transatlantic Slave Trade is that there were only 3.1million African people captured, enslaved and worked to death by the British. SWR does not believe that this narrative is historically correct.

C Encyclopaedia Africana June 26, 2021 CARIBBEAN HISTORIES – IDENTITY (NATIONAL ARCHIVES)

Enslaved Africans constantly fought to keep their identity and heritage alive.

C Encyclopaedia Africana June 25, 2021 CARIBBEAN HISTORIES – MOVEMENT OF PEOPLE (NATIONAL ARCHIVES)

The Caribbean is composed of people from all over the world including those taken there by force and those who migrated freely.

C Encyclopaedia Africana June 25, 2021 CARIBBEAN HISTORIES – INTRODUCTION (NATIONAL ARCHIVES)

All documents in the Caribbean histories series on this website are from the National Archives. They offer a no doubt sanitised and historically revised version of events that those of us not yet born at that time can use to get a glimpse of what our foremothers/forefathers lived through.

E Encyclopaedia Africana June 25, 2021 EMPIRE WINDRUSH, CLEM ATTLEE’S RESPONSE TO MP

Colonisation in reverse – England owed them and still owes their descendants, better.

Encyclopaedia Africana N June 24, 2021 NIGER: GENERATIONAL VAMPIRES & URANIUM PART II

“Most common diseases are disruption of the hormonal system, cancer, infertility, birth malformations, abortion and psychological disorder”

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