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The history of Africans in London covers many centuries, and the movie, Belle, tells a portion of the country’s process of African enslaved abolition. “London’s Legacy in the Slave Trade” The New York Times (June 2014)


This Spring 2015, a member of MPCPMP‘s  Executive Board traveled to Jamaica and visited several sites that relate to this Project and the remembrance of our ancestors, those Africans who survived the Middle Passage and forged a new life in the “New World.” Minutes from Duncans Bay, Jamaica, in a small fishing town about halfway between Montego Bay and Ocho Rios, is a cave (believed to be Arawak) where escaped Read More


Since 2011, there has been an effort to excavate and preserve Rio de Janeiro’s Valongo Wharf. Built in 1811 and then buried for more than 150 years beneath layer after layer of stone and pavement, Valongo Wharf was once one of the largest ports in the world engaged in the transatlantic human trade. Please follow this link for more information: “The Fight To Preserve This Historic Slave Port Site In Brazil Read More


Inside these walls, I could hear the voices that once cried out  — “voices of thousands of  slaves forced to work and build walls, position batteries, dig tunnels, place iron bars,    and drill wells . . .” (“Places of Memory”, UNESCO Habana) During a trip to Cuba this Spring 2014, one of our Executive Board members travelled to  the city of Matanzas, 56 miles east of Havana. The purpose Read More