Black Choctaw girl in Mississippi, ca. 19th century. The Choctaw Nation, along with The South, was involved in the enslavement of Africans in Mississippi. Even after the Confederacy had been defeated, surrendered, and slavery had effectively ended beginning in March 1865, slavery wasn’t officially abolished among the Choctaw Nations until 1866. It took a special treaty with the United States to permanently end slavery among the Choctaw. During the Civil War, the Choctaw had sided with the…

Black Choctaw girl in Mississippi, ca. 19th century. The Choctaw Nation, along with The South, was involved in the enslavement of Africans in Mississippi. Even after the Confederacy had been defeated, surrendered, and slavery had effectively ended beginning in March 1865, slavery wasn’t officially abolished among the Choctaw Nations until 1866. It took a special treaty with the United States to permanently end slavery among the Choctaw. During the Civil War, the Choctaw had sided with the…

In 1807 the slave trade was abolished in Britain, and in 1834 slavery itself was abolished throughout the British Empire - largely due to the work of William Wilberforce. In 1804 an independent Black African nation was established in Haiti - marking the end of slavery in the West Indies and Africa.

In 1807 the slave trade was abolished in Britain, and in 1834 slavery itself was abolished throughout the British Empire - largely due to the work of William Wilberforce. In 1804 an independent Black African nation was established in Haiti - marking the end of slavery in the West Indies and Africa.

By Lestey Gist, The Gist of Freedom Celebration: The Abolishment of Slavery Worldwide! The annual observance of 25 March as the International Day of Remembrance for the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade This year’s theme, “Forever Free: Celebrating Emancipation,” pays tribute to t...By Lestey Gist, The Gist of Freedom Celebration: The Abolishment of Slavery Worldwide! The annual observance of 25 March as the International Day of Remembrance for the Victims of Slavery and…

By Lestey Gist, The Gist of Freedom Celebration: The Abolishment of Slavery Worldwide! The annual observance of 25 March as the International Day of Remembrance for the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade This year’s theme, “Forever Free: Celebrating Emancipation,” pays tribute to t...By Lestey Gist, The Gist of Freedom Celebration: The Abolishment of Slavery Worldwide! The annual observance of 25 March as the International Day of Remembrance for the Victims of Slavery and…

This is for the US, of course. Still, very interesting stats. I think I'll follow up with the sources for these stats. I'm very curious about those "other" categories.

Who are the victims?

This is for the US, of course. Still, very interesting stats. I think I'll follow up with the sources for these stats. I'm very curious about those "other" categories.

Haiti's coat of arms. "L'union fait la force" - Unity makes strength.

Coat of Arms of Haiti

Haiti's coat of arms. "L'union fait la force" - Unity makes strength.

Juneteenth, also known as Freedom Day or Emancipation Day, is a holiday in the United States honoring African American heritage by commemorating the announcement of the abolition of slavery in the U.S. State of Texas in 1865. Celebrated on June 19, the term is a combination of June and nineteenth

Juneteenth, also known as Freedom Day or Emancipation Day, is a holiday in the United States honoring African American heritage by commemorating the announcement of the abolition of slavery in the U.S. State of Texas in 1865. Celebrated on June 19, the term is a combination of June and nineteenth

Teaching plot with picture books. A shared reading lesson that includes a free printable story map.

Teaching Plot with Picture Books

Teaching plot with picture books. A shared reading lesson that includes a free printable story map.

Oh how some people forget history that it was the Republican Party that abolished the atrocity that is slavery.

Oh how some people forget history that it was the Republican Party that abolished the atrocity that is slavery.

the 1688 Germantown Quaker Petition Against Slavery was the first protest against African American slavery made by a religious body in the English colonies. Today, anyone who can access the internet can express their opinions, but this was not always easy. Petitions were often used to collect opinions together behind a cause.

the 1688 Germantown Quaker Petition Against Slavery was the first protest against African American slavery made by a religious body in the English colonies. Today, anyone who can access the internet can express their opinions, but this was not always easy. Petitions were often used to collect opinions together behind a cause.

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