Reckoning with Legacies of Slavery and Slave Trade
Everyday life and its limits
From old worlds to new
Portraying a painful past
Slavery and freedom in Africa and America
Peopling a modern plantation museum
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
- Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
- Hull Museums
- Museum of Aquitaine
- Slavery and Revolution
- Néron Plantation
- Municipal Museum of Guanabacoa
Culture & Artifacts
Examine objects, structures, landscapes, and culture from more than 50 sites and museums.
Meet people who experienced slavery and slave trade.
History & Memory
Investigate the ideas, places, and events that made an Atlantic world.