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#1 Sep 5, 2008
"COLUMBUS, Ohio – A new study suggests that a million or more European Christians were enslaved by Muslims in North Africa between 1530 and 1780 – a far greater number than had ever been estimated before.

Robert Davis
In a new book, Robert Davis, professor of history at Ohio State University, developed a unique methodology to calculate the number of white Christians who were enslaved along Africa’s Barbary Coast, arriving at much higher slave population estimates than any previous studies had found.

Most other accounts of slavery along the Barbary coast didn’t try to estimate the number of slaves, or only looked at the number of slaves in particular cities, Davis said. Most previously estimated slave counts have thus tended to be in the thousands, or at most in the tens of thousands. Davis, by contrast, has calculated that between 1 million and 1.25 million European Christians were captured and forced to work in North Africa from the 16th to 18th centuries."

"The origins of African slavery in the New World cannot be understood without some knowledge of the millennium of warfare between Christians and Muslims that took place in the Mediterranean and Atlantic and the piracy and kidnapping that went along with it.[1] In 1627 pirates from the Barbary Coast of North Africa raided distant Iceland and enslaved nearly four hundred astonished residents. In 1617 Muslim pirates, having long enslaved Christians along the coasts of Spain, France, Italy, and even Ireland, captured 1,200 men and women in Portuguese Madeira. Down to the 1640s, there were many more English slaves in Muslim North Africa than African slaves under English control in the Caribbean. Indeed, a 1624 parliamentary proclamation estimated that the Barbary states held at least 1,500 English slaves, mostly sailors captured in the Mediterranean or Atlantic.["
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http://researchnews.osu.edu/archive/whts ...

http://www.nybooks.com/articles/article -...
JasperSpayde

Marstons Mills, MA

#2 Sep 5, 2008
Amazing wrote:
"COLUMBUS, Ohio – A new study suggests that a million or more European Christians were enslaved by Muslims in North Africa between 1530 and 1780 – a far greater number than had ever been estimated before.
Robert Davis
In a new book, Robert Davis, professor of history at Ohio State University, developed a unique methodology to calculate the number of white Christians who were enslaved along Africa’s Barbary Coast, arriving at much higher slave population estimates than any previous studies had found.
Most other accounts of slavery along the Barbary coast didn’t try to estimate the number of slaves, or only looked at the number of slaves in particular cities, Davis said. Most previously estimated slave counts have thus tended to be in the thousands, or at most in the tens of thousands. Davis, by contrast, has calculated that between 1 million and 1.25 million European Christians were captured and forced to work in North Africa from the 16th to 18th centuries."
"The origins of African slavery in the New World cannot be understood without some knowledge of the millennium of warfare between Christians and Muslims that took place in the Mediterranean and Atlantic and the piracy and kidnapping that went along with it.[1] In 1627 pirates from the Barbary Coast of North Africa raided distant Iceland and enslaved nearly four hundred astonished residents. In 1617 Muslim pirates, having long enslaved Christians along the coasts of Spain, France, Italy, and even Ireland, captured 1,200 men and women in Portuguese Madeira. Down to the 1640s, there were many more English slaves in Muslim North Africa than African slaves under English control in the Caribbean. Indeed, a 1624 parliamentary proclamation estimated that the Barbary states held at least 1,500 English slaves, mostly sailors captured in the Mediterranean or Atlantic.["
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http://researchnews.osu.edu/archive/whts ...
http://www.nybooks.com/articles/article -...
I would guess throughout history there have been more non-black slaves than blacks.
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#4 Sep 5, 2008
Jawga Boy wrote:
Arabs and black Africans are entirely two separate groups!
Typical
All people that live in Africa are black!
Just damn!
Were you asleep in class?
I notice you overlook the fact that whites were enslaved by non-whites.
Spinnerroonie

Walkertown, NC

#5 Sep 5, 2008
OH GIVE ME A BREAK!

People always saying sh!t like this to put themselves up there with blacks...saying "black people weren't the only slaves in the world"....and whites weren't the only people who enslaved blacks." And verse vice.(rolleyes).

Look, the fact of the matter is even after slavery, blacks were still tormented by a bunch of savage-barbaric-dick swing whites who STILL till this day think blacks are less human. But the real inferior stock are REALLY WHITES. No matter how you put it.

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#6 Sep 5, 2008
Spinnerroonie wrote:
OH GIVE ME A BREAK!
People always saying sh!t like this to put themselves up there with blacks...saying "black people weren't the only slaves in the world"....and whites weren't the only people who enslaved blacks." And verse vice.(rolleyes).
Look, the fact of the matter is even after slavery, blacks were still tormented by a bunch of savage-barbaric-dick swing whites who STILL till this day think blacks are less human. But the real inferior stock are REALLY WHITES. No matter how you put it.
Whites are the inferior stock?
Spinnerroonie

Walkertown, NC

#7 Sep 5, 2008
YOU GOT THAT RIGHT!

“forever young”

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Since: Aug 08

london

#8 Sep 5, 2008
Interesting wrote:
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I notice you overlook the fact that whites were enslaved by non-whites.
so it doesnt mean that they were enslved by black people, which is exactly what you comments are suggesting
PTBW Forever

Bowling Green, KY

#9 Sep 5, 2008
Spinnerroonie wrote:
YOU GOT THAT RIGHT!
We are discriminated against in this world not you.

and YOU are obviously part of the inferior stock.
White Pride

United States

#10 Sep 5, 2008
Sub-saharn africans are completely different then Moors or even the people from Kush.

Sub-sharan africans didnt even have a wheel until the Arab traders brought them one.
TheBlackEpictetu s

Charleston, WV

#14 Sep 5, 2008
BLACK JESUS wrote:
You people are so stupid this was that, that was this all BS. The fact of the matter is what it is just look around who rules (whites) and who serves (negro) who is on top (whites) who are scum (coloreds)Who writes your welfare checks (whites)who are lowest form of life (negro)
Case Closed.
Cracker, please. You've probably never written a check in your miserable life, you semi-literate sack of shit.

Now go tend to your wife and kids (sheep...no really, sheep).
jmj

Kittanning, PA

#16 Sep 21, 2008
It is a well-known fact that many blacks owned slaves before the American Civil War. In fact, in New Orleans alone, 30,000 blacks owned slaves. So it is quite possible that many blacks in America today are descendants of slaves that were owned by black slave-owners and not whites. Also, Mankind originated in Africa and slavery also originated in Africa. In fact, at least five million Africans are slaves today.
SO TRUE

United States

#17 Sep 21, 2008
jmj wrote:
It is a well-known fact that many blacks owned slaves before the American Civil War. In fact, in New Orleans alone, 30,000 blacks owned slaves. So it is quite possible that many blacks in America today are descendants of slaves that were owned by black slave-owners and not whites. Also, Mankind originated in Africa and slavery also originated in Africa. In fact, at least five million Africans are slaves today.
Some Blacks owned black and white slaves int America
yeah yeah

Horibata-cho, Japan

#18 Sep 22, 2008
the poor oppressed white man. in america, you are king. In europe? King. Go to asia and you are treated like kings.

You are on tv and movies everywhere. Billboards, commercials. You run the world. Not even a white woman has ran america.

What in the world are you complaining about?

You gotta look for studies to find something. we look at our European last names.
pEcKeRwOoD

Dallas, TX

#20 Oct 21, 2008
Look, the fact of the matter is even after slavery, blacks were still tormented by a bunch of savage-barbaric-dick swing whites who STILL till this day think blacks are less human. But the real inferior stock are REALLY WHITES. No matter how you put it.

Really???

FACT #1: The White race invented the printing press,the harnessing of electricity,
flight, rocketry, astronomy, the telescope, space travel, firearms, the transistor,
radio, television, the telephone, the lightbulb, photography, motion pictures, the
phonograph, the electric battery, the automobile, the steam engine, railroad
transportation, the microscope, computers, and millions of other technological
miracles. It has discovered countless medical advances,scientific progress, etc.

FACT #2: Throughout 6,000 years of recorded history, the Black African Negro has
invented nothing. Not a written language, weaved cloth, a calendar, a plow, a road,
a bridge, a railway, a ship, a system of measurement, or even the wheel.
(Note: This is in reference to the pure-blooded Negro.) He is not known to have ever
cultivated a single crop or domesticated a single animal for his own use
(although many powerful and docile beasts abounded around him.) His only known means
of transporting goods was on the top of his hard burry head. For shelter he never
progressed beyond the common mud hut, the construction of which a beaver or muskrat
is capable.
pEcKeRwOoD

Dallas, TX

#21 Oct 21, 2008
I hate to burst your holier than shit black bubble but the first 2000 years of history was recorded by black Pharoahs who conquered all peoples in the middle east & enslaved many different peoples there, took there land, there women & children for their sexual pleasure.. Blacks boasted of their victories over everyone by carving it in stone & thought of themselves as Gods same as black men do today. Satan thinks of himself as God too.FACT of the matter is The Great Satan is Black NOT White, Mr. Holier Than Tho Black Satan's.

Since: Aug 08

earth.

#22 Oct 21, 2008
pEcKeRwOoD wrote:
Look, the fact of the matter is even after slavery, blacks were still tormented by a bunch of savage-barbaric-dick swing whites who STILL till this day think blacks are less human. But the real inferior stock are REALLY WHITES. No matter how you put it.
Really???
FACT #1: The White race invented the printing press,the harnessing of electricity,
flight, rocketry, astronomy, the telescope, space travel, firearms, the transistor,
radio, television, the telephone, the lightbulb, photography, motion pictures, the
phonograph, the electric battery, the automobile, the steam engine, railroad
transportation, the microscope, computers, and millions of other technological
miracles. It has discovered countless medical advances,scientific progress, etc.
FACT #2: Throughout 6,000 years of recorded history, the Black African Negro has
invented nothing. Not a written language, weaved cloth, a calendar, a plow, a road,
a bridge, a railway, a ship, a system of measurement, or even the wheel.
(Note: This is in reference to the pure-blooded Negro.) He is not known to have ever
cultivated a single crop or domesticated a single animal for his own use
(although many powerful and docile beasts abounded around him.) His only known means
of transporting goods was on the top of his hard burry head. For shelter he never
progressed beyond the common mud hut, the construction of which a beaver or muskrat
is capable.
You are a classic dumbass. Black people have contributed a great many things to society.
ummm, I dunno, let me think of one...... how about like being the parents of mankind?

It's idiocy by people like you that seriously make me question if I am actually white.
pEcKeRwOoD

Dallas, TX

#24 Oct 21, 2008
You are a classic dumbass. Black people have contributed a great many things to society.
Like what?

ummm, I dunno, let me think of one...... how about like being the parents of mankind?

Dumb Ass Adam in Hebrew means: to turn rosy, red as in to "blush". Look it up in any hebrew dictionary idiot.

It's idiocy by people like you that seriously make me question if I am actually white.

Mr. Jackson turned his skin white. Maybe you should turn yours black.

tard
Proud2beMale

UK

#25 Oct 23, 2008
Some idiot said white men are treated like kings?

You're forgetting something: white men are treated like 2nd class citizens. In fact, forget colour, men as a group are treated crap compared to women.

We already have a violence against women act and recently had an all male draft system.

If we had an all black draft system or violence against white act, then you complaining blacks might have a point.. but you can't give me any laws that show real discrimination.

Forget race.. the real injustices reside in gender.

Since: Jul 08

Kemp, OK

#26 Oct 23, 2008
TYRANT wrote:
<quoted text>
Really! And where are the decendents of these white slaves who were "enslaved" by non-whites?
I'm Black American, so I know I'm a descendant of black people were "enslaved" by white people.
The African/Arab Muslims castrated the male slaves and killed any babies born to slave women.
PTBW Forever

Bowling Green, KY

#27 Oct 23, 2008
Proud2beMale wrote:
Some idiot said white men are treated like kings?
You're forgetting something: white men are treated like 2nd class citizens. In fact, forget colour, men as a group are treated crap compared to women.
We already have a violence against women act and recently had an all male draft system.
If we had an all black draft system or violence against white act, then you complaining blacks might have a point.. but you can't give me any laws that show real discrimination.
Forget race.. the real injustices reside in gender.
If only more people listened to this.

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