"One night while speaking with a Ghanaian friend,
he asked quite unexpectedly,

...what happened to all of you when you were taken away from here?

I knew instantly that he meant " what happened to all our people who were forcefully taken from Africa, enslaved, and scattered throughout the 'New World'?"

He was referring to this crossing called The Middle Passage.


 

THE MIDDLE PASSAGE © TOM FEELINGS

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