Reckoning with Legacies of Slavery and Slave Trade
Slavery and Revolution
Negotiating liberty, brotherhood and bondage
Capture and Escape
An Atlantic journey to freedom
Everyday life and its limits
An Inhuman Trade
British beads for West African people
A World of Contradictions
Navigating enslavement and freedom
Capture and Commerce
Atlantic trade in people and goods
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
- Barbados Museum and Historical Society
- Fort Fleur-d’Epée
- Whitney Plantation
- Maison Abbé Grégoire
- Murat Plantation
- House of Negritude and Human Rights
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.