Comment: The following post discuses a significant part of the slave trade that is usually left out in the history books. The article starts out with an interview of Morgan freeman by Mike Wallace, and then segues into the slave trade.

"Larry Elder: Black history month: Why don’t they teach about the Arab-Muslim slave trade in Africa?"

February 20, 2020 | Larry Elder

Excerpt"Despite years of Black History Februarys, many know little to nothing about the vast role played by Arab and Muslim slavers in the African slave trade. The practice began centuries before Europeans slavers bought and transported slaves out of Africa and continued well after European slavery ended."


Very few people are aware of the role that Islam has played and continues to do so in the slave trade.

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  • The amount of ignorance regarding just how old the practice of slavery is, who practiced it, and who continues to do so in this day and age.

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