“By the Rivers” tells the history and current realities of people of African descent living in diaspora as a result of the Transatlantic Slave Trade. The posts share personal stories of travel and encounter with Ancestral memories and tales long forgotten. Each blog post captures a historical reality and the contemporary ramifications of Over 200 million are currently living outside of continental Africa.
History is not a page in a book, history is the story of people’s lives. Come, read these story and learn.
By the rivers of Babylon—
there we sat down and there we wept
when we remembered Zion. (Psalm 137:1)