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October 8, 2014 0

Columbus Discovered The Slave Trade

NOI Research Group (NOIRG.ORG) Before Christopher Columbus was commissioned by the rulers of Portugal to sail the ocean blue in 1492, he was sailing the coast of Africa in the slave trade. It is in Africa where he very likely learned about the “New World” and the ocean currents that might get him there. The Africans had long traded amicably with the Indigenous peoples of the “New World,” [...]