Reckoning with Legacies of Slavery and Slave Trade
Between Horror and Hope
Middle passages from Africa to America
Picturing the Past
Enslaved people and portraiture
Capture and Escape
An Atlantic journey to freedom
Many Middle Passages
Africans and descendants in Europe
Heart and Soul
Faith and freedom in Louisiana
An African Atlantic
Culture and creativity in the Americas
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
- Ghana Museums and Monuments
- Nantes History Museum, Castle of the Dukes of Brittany
- National Park Service Network to Freedom
- Whitney Plantation
- Slave Burial Ground of Anse Sainte-Marguerite
- Les Rotours Canal
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.