January 16, 2021

Peter Binose: Ralph Gonsalves, ancestry and the establishment of slavery.

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By Peter Binose In the year 1418 three Portuguese sea captains and navigators Tristão Vaz Teixeira, Bartolomeu Perestrelo and João Gonçalves Zarco [John Gonsalves Zarco] sailing under the orders of the king of Portugal King John 1 were sailing the West African Saharan coast when they were overtaken by a huge storm and blown hundreds […]