Each month, a "BLACK HISTORY FACT" will be presented. An article with loads of related information is placed on the table outside of the Office. This month's facts:
DID YOU KNOW?
BLACK HISTORY FACT - In continuing with a fact per month.
“HOW MANY SLAVES LANDED IN THE U.S.?”
Did you know there were approximately 101 named list of slave ships where enslaved people were transported from western Africa to the Americas. 12.5 million Africans were shipped to the New World. 10.7 million survived the dreaded Middle Passage disembarking in North America, the Caribbean and South America. And how many of these 10.7 million Africans were shipped directly to North America? Only about 388,000. For more info and a list of the slave ships with other facts see this article on the table in front of the Office.