Reckoning with Legacies of Slavery and Slave Trade
Everyday life and its limits
From old worlds to new
Slavery and freedom in Africa and America
A World of Contradictions
Navigating enslavement and freedom
Society and trade in pre-colonial Africa
Slavery and Revolution
Negotiating liberty, brotherhood and bondage
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
- International Slavery Museum
- Periwinkle Initiative
- Hull Museums
- Slave Burial Ground of Anse Sainte-Marguerite
- Archaeological landscape of the first coffee plantations of southeastern Cuba
- Museum of London Docklands
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.