The dream was not for blacks to become ignorant, arrogant and hateful. The dream was for equality. There's a difference. Pinterest: Daijanna

The dream was not for blacks to become ignorant, arrogant and hateful. The dream was for equality. There's a difference. Pinterest: Daijanna

12 Facts About Slavery in Jamaica That Shaped Its Society October 17, 2014 | Posted by A Moore  Jamaica’s First Enslaved People
Once Jamaica was “discovered” by Spain in 1494, the Arawaks, who had inhabited the island for centuries, were quickly subjected to brutality and slavery, becoming the first enslaved people on the island. Kidnapped Africans Arrive
The first enslaved Africans brought to Jamaica came in 1534 when Pedro Mazuelo, one of the early Spanish colonizers, brought 30 Africans…

12 Facts About Slavery in Jamaica That Shaped Its Society October 17, 2014 | Posted by A Moore Jamaica’s First Enslaved People Once Jamaica was “discovered” by Spain in 1494, the Arawaks, who had inhabited the island for centuries, were quickly subjected to brutality and slavery, becoming the first enslaved people on the island. Kidnapped Africans Arrive The first enslaved Africans brought to Jamaica came in 1534 when Pedro Mazuelo, one of the early Spanish colonizers, brought 30 Africans…

Zwarte slaven werden in verschrikkelijke omstandigheden vanuit Afrika naar Amerika gebracht.

Zwarte slaven werden in verschrikkelijke omstandigheden vanuit Afrika naar Amerika gebracht.

#Slavery in #Jamaica HD.    Hmmm. This is my grandfathers inherited name #Beckford

#Slavery in #Jamaica HD. Hmmm. This is my grandfathers inherited name #Beckford

Contested Bodies: Pregnancy, Childrearing, and Slavery in Jamaica (Early American Studies)

Contested Bodies: Pregnancy, Childrearing, and Slavery in Jamaica (Early American Studies)

It is often thought that slaveholders only began to show an interest in female slaves' reproductive health after the British government banned the importation o

"In the seventeenth century thousands of Irish-men, women, and children were seized by the order, or under the licence of the English Government, and sold as slaves for use in the West Indies.  A slave dealer, named Sellick, was granted a licence to take 400 children from Ireland for New England and Virginia. Later '1,000 Irish girls and the like number of youths' are sold to the planters in Jamaica."

"In the seventeenth century thousands of Irish-men, women, and children were seized by the order, or under the licence of the English Government, and sold as slaves for use in the West Indies. A slave dealer, named Sellick, was granted a licence to take 400 children from Ireland for New England and Virginia. Later '1,000 Irish girls and the like number of youths' are sold to the planters in Jamaica."

jamaican slave history | BLACK SOCIAL HISTORY: SLAVES AND SLAVERY IN JAMAICA :

jamaican slave history | BLACK SOCIAL HISTORY: SLAVES AND SLAVERY IN JAMAICA :

Maroons in New Nanny Town, Jamaica: The word maroon means escaped slave and comes from a Spanish word meaning mountaineers. The slaves escaped from their plantations to the mountains and formed independent communities of free people.

Maroons in New Nanny Town, Jamaica: The word maroon means escaped slave and comes from a Spanish word meaning mountaineers. The slaves escaped from their plantations to the mountains and formed independent communities of free people.

Thomas Thistlewood 1721 - 1786Thomas Thistlewood from Tupholme was a British estate overseer and small landowner in western Jamaica. His diaries are now important documents on the slave trade and history of Jamaica.

Thomas Thistlewood 1721 - 1786Thomas Thistlewood from Tupholme was a British estate overseer and small landowner in western Jamaica. His diaries are now important documents on the slave trade and history of Jamaica.

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