Latest Slave ship Stories
A slave burial ground in St Helena has been unearthed and discovered by archeologists from the University of Bristol.
Imagine being able to embrace the charm of the 18th century through the eyes of a sea-ridden pirate.
A new Web database created by historians may help millions of blacks find out more about their African ancestors who were forced onto slave ships, connecting them to their heritage in a way that white Europeans have done for years.
The remains of a wrecked slave ship, off the Turks and Caicos Islands, were uncovered by marine archaeologists who say the accident in 1841 set free the ancestors of many current residents of those islands.
- A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.