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James Island: Roots & Slave Trade

11 August, 2014 2 Comments


James Island highlights the horrors and untold suffering of hundreds of thousand people being captured as slaves. Here, in the middle of the Gambia River, the slaves were held prior to sailing. Only a 10 minutes boat ride from the island, you find the village Juffure. Here a family claiming they are the descendants of Kunta Kinte live.

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