USI – Glossary Of Terms

The Glossary lists key historical and contemporary terms related to the transatlantic slave trade. These words are used across the website and particularly in the Themes and Use of language.

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There are currently 2 Terms in this directory beginning with the letter K.
Karl Marx
German-born philosopher, political economist and revolutionary activist, Marx is considered the founder of Communism
Ku Klux Klan
White racist organization founded by former confederate soldiers in Tennessee in 1866, initially to prevent freed enslaved people voting and exercising other civil rights; members wore white robes to hide their identity and used terror and intimidation against Black people