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2014-04-16 16:17:29

The routes of slave trade in Eastern Europe in the medieval and pre-modern period extended all the way to the Caspian Sea and Central Asia.

Unearthed Burial Grounds Provide Look Into Slave Trade
2012-03-11 06:05:15

A slave burial ground in St Helena has been unearthed and discovered by archeologists from the University of Bristol.

2011-06-22 11:05:00

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Gale, part of Cengage Learning and a leading publisher of research and reference resources for libraries, schools and businesses, today announced new series for three Gale Digital Collections - Slavery and Anti-Slavery, The Making of the Modern World and The Making of Modern Law.

2011-04-26 10:23:00

ATLANTA, April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Little is known of the ancestry of Africans pulled into the trans-Atlantic slave trade. A new website, launched at Emory University this week, aims to change that.

2011-02-01 07:00:00

PROVO, Utah, Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of Black History Month, Ancestry.com, the world's largest online family history resource, today launched more than 250,000 new historical records documenting early African American family history.

2010-06-10 09:03:00

MINNEAPOLIS, June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- When 400,000 soccer fans converge in South Africa this June and July for the World Cup, many of them will find the work of Martin|Williams Advertising.

2010-02-01 13:09:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- This February, Black History Month represents an opportunity to reflect on the African American experience in the United States.


Word of the Day
coulisse
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".
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