Nassau’s Pompey Museum of Slavery – a 65-Second Visitors’ Notebook

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  1. This sort of exhibition should be required viewing for visitors to the country. Like Dachau and the other horror camps, or Gandhi’s museum in Delhi, they illustrate most graphically some of the worst episodes in history, with the implicit warning never to repeat them,

    1. I agree wholeheartedly. I spent much of my life in North America, and consider myself very well versed in the history and legacy of slavery. Yet confronting it in this matter adds several layers to that understanding.

      1. It brings it home, doesn’t it? Stories, lessons in schools, books, those are all very well but when one encounters something like that, especially in a visual way, it is far more emphatic.

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