By: Shranda Call . African Americans. Table of Content. Summary Research Articles Charts and Tables. African Americans .
The living conditions and working requirements for slaves were nearly unbearable
893,602 (89%) Slaves
These pie charts show the increase in the number of African Americans who came to the United States within those 60 years. The numbers significantly increased for both slaves and free Blacks, but the percentages remained fairly constant because of the large amount of Blacks coming into the country.
This information is a best guess on the number of men, women and children who were taken from Africa and transported in slave ships. These estimates were taken from Morel’s calculations as reproduced by Professor Melville J. Herskovits
Income and wealth show major disparities between races. These graphs shows the extreme difference between Blacks and Whites in net worth and home equity and below shows the poverty level.
- Race and Ethnic Relations, Eighth Edition