In the e-Book Africa un-slaved; Volume I – The Chains of Modern-day African Slavery and The Steps to Our Liberation, author Teekay Akin (Akinyemi Adeseye) poignantly illustrates the pervasive cause for the disenfranchisement and oppression of Africans throughout the world.
The trade in humans has been a part of every known civilisation, past and present. Robert Guest, British journalist and Africa Editor of The Economist, argues that every single one of us alive today is probably descended from slaves and slave owners. And Africa has always borne the heaviest burden.
The timing and pattern of the migration of early modern humans has been a source of much debate and research. Now, a new study uses genetic analysis to look for clues about the migration of the first modern humans who moved out of Africa more than 60,000 years ago.
The story gives the reader an insight into the pain and suffering that Edgar endures, and his unshakable faith and hope of eventually being free. Looking collectively at the people who are involved in Edgar’s captivity and the ones who assist him, we are reminded that people are capable of good or evil, regardless of their color or creed. Through Edgar’s story, the reader will come to understand the resilience that human beings can exhibit under extreme circumstances, the power of faith and the meaning of true friendship.