Reckoning with Legacies of Slavery and Slave Trade
Society and trade in pre-colonial Africa
From old worlds to new
Resilience and remembrance in Jamaica
Capture and Escape
An Atlantic journey to freedom
Between Horror and Hope
Middle passages from Africa to America
Transatlantic Slave Trade
Tragedy on a global scale
A collaboration of UNESCO’s Slave Route Project, The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, and dozens of sites and museums across the globe, Slavery and Remembrance aims to broaden our understandings of a shared past shaped by slavery and slave trade, the ways in which we collectively remember and forget, and the power of legacies to forge our present and future.
Sites & Museums Across the Globe
- Les Rotours Canal
- Historic Camagüey
- The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
- Maison Abbé Grégoire
- The Departmental Museum Victor Schœlcher
- Barbados Museum and Historical Society
Examine objects, structures, landscapes, and culture from more than 50 sites and museums.
Meet people who experienced slavery and slave trade.
Investigate the ideas, places, and events that made an Atlantic world.