New website to trace origins of enslaved Africans

July 23, 2012   // 0 Comments

(Africagoodnews) Little is known of the ancestry of Africans pulled into the trans-Atlantic slave trade, but a new website, launched at Emory University in the United States this week, aims to change that. The African-Origins website provides a rare glimpse of the identities of Africans aboard early nineteenth-century slaving vessels, and through this information, the possibility of tracing th...

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