Reckoning with Legacies of Slavery and Slave Trade
Everyday life and its limits
Capture and Escape
An Atlantic journey to freedom
Peopling a modern plantation museum
Picturing the Past
Enslaved people and portraiture
Between Horror and Hope
Middle passages from Africa to America
Many Middle Passages
Africans and descendants in Europe
A collaboration of UNESCO’s Slave Route Project, The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, and dozens of sites and museums across the globe, Slavery and Remembrance aims to broaden our understandings of a shared past shaped by slavery and slave trade, the ways in which we collectively remember and forget, and the power of legacies to forge our present and future.
Sites & Museums Across the Globe
- The Slave Route, Cuba
- Nantes History Museum, Castle of the Dukes of Brittany
- Beausoleil Plantation
- Fort Fleur-d’Epée
- Slave Burial Ground of Anse Sainte-Marguerite
- International Slavery Museum
Examine objects, structures, landscapes, and culture from more than 50 sites and museums.
Meet people who experienced slavery and slave trade.
Investigate the ideas, places, and events that made an Atlantic world.