Transatlantic Slave Trade uprisings

Encyclopaedia Africana K October 6, 2020 KOFI BADU/CUFFY

more than 2,500 enslaved Africans working here revolted against the outright injustices meted out to them. And at the forefront of this massive revolt was Cuffy, the Akan man brought to Guyana to work on the sugar plantations.

Encyclopaedia Africana G October 6, 2020 THE 1811 GERMAN COAST UPRISING

The enslaved wreaked havoc on the region, set plantations on fire as they marched towards New Orleans, and recruited additional enslaved, while white residents fled to the city of New Orleans or the backwoods nearer their plantations.

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