B Encyclopaedia Africana March 11, 2021 THRONE OF BLOOD – THE BRITISH ROYAL FAMILY

The Crown’s act of willful forgetting demonstrates how easy it was to overlook—then and now—the pivotal role played by the royal family in accelerating England’s involvement in the trans-Atlantic slave trade and the development of an Atlantic empire built on the backs and blood of African and Indigenous people.

Encyclopaedia Africana S February 28, 2021 SARAH FORBES BONETTA

Less than a year after she arrived, however, young Bonetta developed a cough believed to be caused by the climate of Great Britain.

C Encyclopaedia Africana October 12, 2020 OLUOLA KOSSOLA/CUDJO LEWIS

Oluale Kossola was taken from the Yoruba kingdom of Takkoi to Alabama in the 19th century. Photograph: Courtesy of McGill Studio Collection, The Doy Leale McCall Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of South Alabama

B Encyclopaedia Africana September 2, 2020 BABATUNDE OLATUNJI

Baba sparked a deep sense of pride among African Americans by strongly promoting images of African culture, which in a subtle but significant way, helped set in motion the currents of the early civil rights movement,”

A Encyclopaedia Africana September 1, 2020 AFRICAN RELIGION IN THE AMERICAS & BRAZIL

The African religions migrated to the Americas in the slave ships; carried into the region in the spiritual beliefs held by those whose bodies the colonisers had entrapped, kidnapped and enslaved.

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