In a video for the Grio, Natasha Lightfoot discusses slave rebellions and resistance: "What about our ancestors who didn't 'jump from ships'? Did they ever fight back against the cruelty of slavery? "Closing Black History Month, Dr. Natasha Lightfoot tells the story of Black slave rebellions..."
BOOK: Lightfoot on Slavery and Freedom in Antigua
Natasha Lightfoot, Troubling Freedom: Antigua and the Aftermath of British Emancipation. Durham: Duke University Press Books, 2015. via Duke University Press: "In 1834 Antigua became the only British colony in the Caribbean to move directly from slavery to full emancipation. Immediate freedom, however, did not live up to its promise, as it did not guarantee … Continue reading BOOK: Lightfoot on Slavery and Freedom in Antigua
CONF: Race and Nation in the Age of Emancipations
via the website: “Race and Nation in the Age of Emancipations: A Symposium on the Atlantic World” seeks to explore the complicated relationship of race, citizenship, and national identity during the tumultuous long nineteenth century. By examining this connection in particular contexts within a broad Atlantic perspective, this symposium will contribute to a better understand … Continue reading CONF: Race and Nation in the Age of Emancipations
ARTICLES: Maritime Slavery in Slavery & Abolition
Special Issue of Slavery & Abolition: Maritime Slavery 2010 | Volume 31. Issue 4 Editors Note Philip D. Morgan, “Maritime Slavery.” Slavery & Abolition 31, no. 3 (2010): 311–326. Caribbean Sea David Wheat, “Mediterranean Slavery, New World Transformations: Galley Slaves in the Spanish Caribbean, 1578–1635.” Slavery & Abolition 31, no. 3 (2010): 327–344. Molly A. Warsh, … Continue reading ARTICLES: Maritime Slavery in Slavery & Abolition
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