Resource : Description of a Slave Ship

This print was made to highlight the inhumane conditions under which enslaved Africans were transported across the Atlantic Ocean, forced to make the long voyage from West Africa to the Americas, tightly packed into the hold of ships and held in chains.

Resource : Anti-slavery sugar bowl

One of the ways British people tried to challenge slavery, was to stop buying sugar - one of the most profitable products of the Caribbean plantations.

Resource : Roll Jordan Roll

Roll Jordon Roll is a spiritual, sung by enslaved Africans working on plantations in the Americas in the 1800s in resistance to their enslavement and cruel treatment.