The Major Concepts Of Human Rights And The African Diaspora

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Human Rights and the African Diaspora is a topic, like many others, that doesn’t get much attention or many lack the knowledge of the topic. The premise behind shedding light and knowledge on the topic is for more individuals to understand the history and understand the present as well. In this document, one will learn and develop a better understanding about the movement of people of Africa into other countries and areas, such as the Americas, Europe, Caribbean areas and some other close associated lands. The Human Rights and the African Diaspora is not just something that is not often spoken or taught about but it is also something that is important still today in International Rights. The subject of human rights alone is important to International …show more content…
When and how long did it occur? When did, the human rights come into protect the people? But questions like that are often answered as one understands the major concepts behind any topic. Some of the major concepts behind the African diaspora and Human Rights are quite clear however, some are not.
The major concept behind human rights is the protection over citizens universally to be able to be afforded the same basic rights and more like others. However, the human rights concept would not have happened without the occurrence of the African diaspora. The main concept behind the African diaspora is the movement and migration the African people from their native land to many different foreign lands or as some refer to as the “New World”. A few more major concepts behind the African diaspora was the gain of monies, social and political. But just like any other era, it came to an end with much struggle, adjustments and laws to follow.
The history behind the African diaspora was more than fascinating and heart-breaking all in one. But the riveting research that was completed and the history obtained from readings will make one want to continue the journey or constant continuation of making sure all human rights are being followed and not being
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The table displays around 13 million Africans were deported among whom 11 million arrived alive in the Americas. Less than 5% traveled to the Northern American States formally held by the British. Senegambia, the Slave Coast (Bight of Benin), and the Bight of Biafra exported each approximately 15.4% of the total of the slaves. Central Africa, where the slave trade lasted longer, contributed approximately for 29%. One million people (7.7%) were taken from South East (Mozambique & Madagascar). The principal carriers were the Portuguese and their Brazilian colony (42.3%), followed by the British (23.6%), the Spanish and their Cuban colony (14.5), the French and their West Indian colony (11.4%), and the Dutch (4.5). Other smaller carriers including the Danes and the Americans share the rest of the trade (Whitley

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