History May 05, 2018 at 06:52 am

5 slave forts and castles in Africa that prove slavery was not a choice [Photos]

Francis Akhalbey | Content Manager

Francis Akhalbey May 05, 2018 at 06:52 am

May 05, 2018 at 06:52 am | History

Cape Coast Castle – Ghana

Originally used as a trading spot for timber and gold, the Cape Coast castle later became a transition centre for African slaves to be shipped to the Americas and Caribbean. It was built by the Swedes.

Ex-US President Barack Obama at the Cape Coast slave castle — Photo Credit: Pete Souza

 

Cape Coast Castle — Photo Credit: SandisterTei

Conversations

Must Read