Engaged African adult and children desire a different story that is for them. They want female characters that would become icons to the African girl growing up to give them something to aspire to that they too can be heroes and it’s not an all male field. Black teenagers need black superheroes role models, a champion and more.
This article is about rum, sugar and human property; a tapestry of trade woven into the histories of the Caribbean, Britain, America and Africa.
Trade In Africans
African slaves were purchased with rum — slaves were purchased from African chiefs and shipped to the Caribbean to harvest sugar cane, which was turned to molasses and then rum, which was then shipped back to Africa to purchase more slaves.
Africa on the Square returns to Trafalgar Square for the fourth time on Saturday 14th October.