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  • The Trans-Saharan Slave Trade

    The trans-Saharan slave trade is one of the darkest periods of African and Middle Eastern history, the lasting effects of which exist today both physically and culturally. Perhaps one of the most overlooked tragedies in all of world history, the enduring features resulting from the trans-Saharan slave trade can be seen primarily through the Middle Eastern culture. Assimilation to societal norms contrasts the prolonged effects of racism and how it has entwined itself within Arab culture. There…

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  • Islamic Impact On Black Africa

    the most influential centers because of Its community of Islamic scholars that put an emphasize on learning, and trading. Another impact on Africa was the various trading routes that later resulted in the institution of the slave trade. Economic opportunities drove the trade into Africa, and increased the status of the Muslim…

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  • Arab American History Essay

    Arab American History Arab Americans encompass people from 22 nations of North Africa and the Middle East. Southeastern Michigan accounts for one of the largest concentrations of Arabs outside the Middle East. It can be difficult to trace when some Arab Americans actually arrived in the US due to inaccuracy of census records as they do not have a classification for Arab heritage and people identify themselves differently (100 Questions and Answers About Arab Americans). Zammouri is known…

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  • Essay On Atlantic Slave Trade

    Atlantic Slave Trade Introduction Upon the discovery of new lands all over the world, the European countries sought after ways to capitalize their newly established colonies and the indigenous people. The earliest Atlantic slave trades are dated to the 15th century, when the first major European world powers the Portuguese and Spanish empires that began with the transportation of slaves from Africa to America for cheaper and easier controllable labors. The slave trade culminated during…

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  • Bias In Malcom X's Learning To Read

    Kyle Hill, a science writer and communicator, observes that “We tend to accept information that confirms our prior beliefs and ignore or discredit information that does not. This confirmation bias settles over our eyes like distorting spectacles for everything we look at.” Confirmation bias, can affect the way that we interpret information, and the opinions we make based on the way we interpret information. In Malcom X’s “Learning to Read”, he examines the importance of his self-education, and…

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  • Journal Of A Slave Ship Voyage Analysis

    discovery of continents possible and it is the main reason why we have diversity in the world. The food we eat, the language we learn to speak, the clothes we buy, and the education we obtain, come from all parts of the world. How and who allowed trade and communication among other continents happen? History back in 1492, Christopher Columbus and the Portuguese set sail across the Atlantic ocean. The expedition resulted in the discovery of the New World and Africa. The discovery of new land and…

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  • The Arabian Nights Narrative Analysis

    begin our discussion of blackness and racial discrimination in the stories. While The Arabian Nights presents stories about the Islamic empire, it foists stories of slavery and blackness. Unlike the Atlantic trade slaves, slaves in the Arabian Nights “inhabit a different history from plantation slaves, and do not fit easily into abolitionist discourse: they were more frequently domestic or military.”(Slavery, blackness) In The Arabian Nights, there is not a single black hero in either the Syrian…

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  • Christopher Columbus Ideology

    their physical features. Another problem arose from the freedom of the slaves. It would be clear that eventually most of them would earn their freedom after years and would be able to establish themselves as citizens within the state. Which would mean that they too would have ownership over small plantations. Eventually the social system that was being run by the slaves would collapse and a lot of those that were still slaves only in a natural sense would show contempt towards their colony…

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  • Slavery And The Hammurabi Code

    Slaves were treated differently in each city-state. In Sparta, most slaves were owned by the state, and they were called Helots. They were a necessary part of the Spartan society. Helots would work a certain piece of land and give part of their profit to the state. These slaves would farm the land and do other jobs that allowed Spartan men to focus on politics and training for battle.…

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  • I Of Ebony Analysis

    ‘I of Ebony’ is a novel written by Nana Grey Johnson a Gambian author, in 1997. This novel focuses on slave trade that took away almost 40 million Africans to sugar, tobacco, rice and tea plantations in the Caribbean, the Americas and Asia Minor within a span of 400 years (Grey- Johnson, 1997). The novel centres on a Jola warrior and wrestler, Simanga who was captured by slave hunters while he was coming from an annual wrestling competition in Pakai, a surrounding village. He had made his…

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