This is an excellent post in the Afro-Europe Blog.
Most of the people stolen from Africa were first brought
to the Caribbean Islands and from there they went to the
Americas or later Europe. This is a bit of their story.
The migration of Black people from the Caribbean to Europe
Wednesday, October 9, 2013
Song of Freedom, a 1936 British film starring Paul Robeson, may best represent the opportunity Robeson was looking for to "give a true picture of many aspects of the life of the coloured man in the West. Hitherto on the screen, he has been characterized or presented only as a comedy character. This film shows him as a real man." Robeson was also given final cut approval on the film, an unprecedented option at the time for an actor of any race.