The tragic story of an enslaved Nigerian teen killed on a slave ship in 1791 for refusing to dance for the captain

The slave trade was at a massive peak in the 18th century with more than two million slaves leaving the shores of Africa a year. Slave traders and captains of ships allowed ships to be overloaded with slaves due to high demand. While sailing to their forced new lives, many slaves went through horrific experiences … Continue reading The tragic story of an enslaved Nigerian teen killed on a slave ship in 1791 for refusing to dance for the captain