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The Atlantic Slave Trade in Two Minutes

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Kudos to Andrew Kahn, Jamelle Bouie and Tim Jones for this graphic depiction of 20,528 voyages over 315 years, transporting some 12,500,000 Africans out of Africa and into slavery in the Americas.

Read the accompanying article here: The Atlantic Slave Trade in Two Minutes

It’s not a new thing – it dates from 2015 – but I hadn’t seen it before and it really does bring home the point very well.

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