BLOGROLL: Turner on 1619 at @AAIHS

“War captives, they called us: judicial enslavement, justly captured, fairly traded. There were those of us who spoke Kimbundu and Umbundu languages, others Kikongo. There were those of us who were from the province of Nsundi, to the east and others of us from the South, just across the Kwanza River.  But to the Imbangala mercenaries and their royal and foreign brethren, we were just “delectable flesh,” to be consumed…”

1619? By Sasha Turner – AAIHS https://www.aaihs.org/1619-2/ #ADPhD #slaveryarchive

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