R&R: Nanny and Cudjoe, and the Maroon

The first characters I decided to mention are Nanny and Cudjoe, both former slaves who set up small villages for runaway slaves, after escaping the chains of slavery and plantation work themselves. Below is their remarkable stories, both are still celebrated today in other countries, particularly Jamaica, where they are well recognised. Nanny: A Great…

Resistance and Rebellions: A little Introduction

Yes, the British Empire were the first to Abolish slavery, however, lets remember there was a time where the British Empire lived, and breathed this trade, so much they became the dominating nation in this. The first people who thought to take action were black people, true Africans, from the powerful to the enslaved, these…