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Picture of a boy standing on the steps of the House of Slaves museum and memorial in Senegal
August 23, 2021

House of Slaves

A boy stands at the House of Slaves, a museum and memorial to the Atlantic slave trade on Senegal's Gorée Island. Built in 1776, the building was where enslavers held Africans captive, before forcing them onto ships bound for the Americas.
Photograph by Gordon Gahan, Nat Geo Image Collection
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