[Africa and the Atlantic Slave Trade]

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Darkwah, Dr. Kofi, Servitude and Slavery in West Africa

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Dr. Kofi Darkwah delivers a brief presentation on the Atlantic slave trade and answers questions from the audience.

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00:00:07 Audio begins with Dr. Kofi Darkwah talks about the Atlantic slave trade.

00:06:25 Talks about how slaves were regarded in the new world.

00:13:25 Gives examples of the late nineteenth century and the captured captive.

00:17:30 Talks about how in traditional African society no one was born a slave.

00:19:16 Question and Answers.

00:52:57 Audio ends.


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