March 25th marks the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade.
It’s estimated that over 12.5 million men, women and children were forcibly transported over a period of four centuries as part of the Transatlantic Slave Trade.
Those who survived the journey across the Middle Passage awaited a harsh reality of backbreaking labor in the New World.
America’sAfrica’s arduous journey through slavery with PBS.
Naomi Campbell and Michael Jackson
Crown of Creation…
'Dr. David Satcher, genetic researcher, was named as the first Black Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on August 20, 1993. Dr. Satcher has received over 40 honorary degrees and numerous distinguished honors including top awards from the National Medical Association, the American Medical Association, the American Academy of Family Physicians and the Symbol of H.O.P.E. Award for health promotion and disease prevention.'
(photo: Dr. David Satcher)
- CARTER Magazine