The Tragic History Of The Resilient Ones Who Chose Death Over Slavery

The Forgotten Story Of Igbo Landing

An artwork depicting Igbo landing by Donovan Nelson; Source: Face2face Africa

InIn 1803, 75 West Africans were sold into slavery. Each person was sold for about $100 to Thomas Spalding and John Couper. A large number of the slaves were Igbos from the Southeastern part of Nigeria. They were bought as slaves and the aim of the slave merchants was to transport them from…

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Yewande Ade

Yewande Ade

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