Where is rum and sugar from? What are there connections to Africa? This article is about rum, sugar and human property; a tapestry of trade woven into the histories of the Caribbean, Britain, America and Africa. In addition to finding out where rum comes from the reader will find out about how European wealth on a massive scale was generated from the work of enslaved Africans in the Caribbean for generations which has created an imbalance in power right up to today based on the business of international trade.
Africa on the Square returns to Trafalgar Square for the fourth time on Saturday 14th October.
New crowdfunding campaign of fairafric: Organic certification of chocolate fully “Made in Africa” plus six further chocolate flavors