31 January 2012

Slave Port Unearthed - In Brazil


"Not far from here at least 500,000 Africans took their first steps into slavery in colonial Brazil, which took in far more slaves than the United States and where now half of its 200 million citizens claim African descent."

Story here.

1 comment:

Bill of Rights said...

The source story didn't say who brought the slaves over. I wonder if it was the British or the Portuguese who colonized Brazil.