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Georgia Using Excessive Taxation To Steal Gullah-Geechee Land

AFRICANGLOBE - It's a culture struggling to survive. The Gullah-Geechee fear they may soon be taxed out of the property their families have owned since the days of slavery. They are the Gullah-Geechee people of Sapelo Island off Georgia's coast, near Savannah.

Tracing the Arab/Muslim Trade of Enslaved Africans in the Indian Ocean

AFRICANGLOBE - David Livingston, the English explorer, is unjustly given a lot of credit for halting or ending the slave trade in East Africa, but according to my guide Livingston’s maps made it easier for the Arabs to penetrate the “interior” and that after the British abolished slavery, the Arabs continued at the Mangapwani Caves located about “20km north of Zanzibar Town along the coast.”

Mauritania: Where Enslaving Africans Still Thrive

AFRICANGLOBE - Dozens of enslaved Africans have escaped or been liberated since slavery was finally criminalized in Mauritania in 2007, but thus far just...