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Video: The Atlantic Slave Trade

Slavery has occurred in many forms throughout the world, but the Atlantic slave trade — which forcibly brought more than 10 million Africans to the Americas — stands out for both its global scale and its lasting legacy. This short animated video discusses the historical, economic and personal impact of this massive historical injustice.

Directed by NEIGHBOR.

Written by Anthony Hazard.

Narrated by Addison Anderson.

A Ted-Ed video.

Running time: 5 minutes

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