14 wrecks that expose 'what life was like on slaver ships' identified in the Bahamas

The onerous trade in humans who were forced to work until they dropped, the forced breeding, whipping, and mutilation of recalcitrant slaves was and is an indelible stain on the western hemisphere. My race was responsible for this treatment after they were kidnapped and delivered here, and it will always be a source of shame to me. But the fact is; most were captured by their own race and sold to Portuguese slavers. English and Dutch soon joined in, as the market for slaves seemed unquenchable.