The Atlantic Slave Trade in two minutes

The Atlantic Slave Trade in two minutes 315 years. 20,528 voyages. Millions of lives. By Andrew Kahn and Jamelle Bouie Usually, when we say “American slavery” or the “American slave trade,” we mean the American colonies or, later, the United States. But as we discussed in Episode 2 of Slate’s History of American Slavery Academy, … More The Atlantic Slave Trade in two minutes

Places and forms of power – Vocabulary

Places and forms of power   Vocabulary activist = militant advertising = publicité advocate = partisan to advocate for = militer pour authoritarian, authoritative = autoritaire authority = autorité balance of power = équilibre des pouvoirs to be biased = avoir un parti-pris behind the scenes = en coulisses big shot/wheel = gros bonnet/huile/poisson to … More Places and forms of power – Vocabulary

The British, a poem by Benjamin Zephaniah

 The British Take some Picts, Celts and Silures And let them settle, Then overrun them with Roman conquerors. Remove the Romans after approximately 400 years Add lots of Norman French to some Angles, Saxons, Jutes and Vikings, then stir vigorously. Mix some hot Chileans, cool Jamaicans, Dominicans, Trinidadians and Bajans with some Ethiopians, Chinese, Vietnamese … More The British, a poem by Benjamin Zephaniah