The Slave Route

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    In this episode of World Ocean Radio, part two of the five-part Slavery: Heritage and Identity series, we discuss trans-Atlantic slavery in the context of the UNESCO Slave Route Project: Resistance, Liberty, Heritage that was established to break the silence and liberate the history surrounding slavery and the slave trade.

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The Anse Cafard Slave Memorial sits high on a hill in southwest Martinique, facing Diamond Beach and the Caribbean Sea. The memorial of 20 white stone effigies was completed in 1988, the 150th anniversary of slave emancipation in the French West Indies.

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UNESCO Slave Route: Resistance, Liberty, Heritage