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Seminar on the Caribbean Contributions to African Freedom-Session 3 - Shared screen with speaker view
Alex McKenzie-Hayles
10:09
small island people
Jennifer Payne
20:02
Was he an ancestor of Trinadian PM eric williams
Nduta Mochai
24:59
And these travels were all by ship? Must have spent years in total at sea!
Nduta Mochai
25:39
Were ships segregated?
Nduta Mochai
44:00
Sneaky Portuguese. They seemed to like building forts and then housed slaves there awaiting transport ships. Fort Jesus in Mombasa, Kenya, is another example.
Rachel Décoste
44:21
i went to the portuguese fort at Widah (Benin). Absolutely traumatizing.
Marla
45:10
you see they never mentioned that in history they always portray that we sell out our own people for monetary gain
Nadia Richards
45:50
It means the conceptualization of African is constructed post-enslavement? You to clarify nations provides a better understanding of the slave trade.
Rachel Décoste
46:04
Widah (Ouidah) had 5 slave forts, one per colonizer. only the portuguese one remains. (or was rebuilt by the portuguese as a historical marker). the forts were burned down when colonizers left -- so the evidence disappeared in the flames.
Alex McKenzie-Hayles
46:58
Britain hasn't really left either. Jamaica still has the Queen
Rachel Décoste
47:04
@Marla: when you go to Togo, Benin and that area, you see multiple statues to salute african kings who resisted colonization and enslavement.
Rachel Décoste
47:14
google king behanzin.
Marla
47:39
@Rachel thanks
Alex McKenzie-Hayles
52:30
What does Abyssinia mean?
Alex McKenzie-Hayles
55:23
Got it - Abyssinia - The Ethiopian Empire. Thanks
Rachel Décoste
57:35
George Padmore, born Malcolm Ivan Meredith Nurse in Trinidad, was a leading Pan-Africanist, journalist, and author. He left Trinidad in 1924 to study medicine in the United States, where he also joined the Communist Party.Born: June 28, 1903, Arouca, Trinidad and TobagoDied: September 23, 1959, London, United KingdomEducation: New York University, Fisk University and Howard University
Nduta Mochai
01:03:43
Why was Trinidad, in particular, such a big source for so many leaders of the movement?