TIL of the Zong Massacre, in which the crew of the British slave ship Zong threw 130 African slaves overboard, then tried to claim insurance on them by whatilearned April 11, 2022, 11:30 pm Read more: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zong_massacre What do you think? 12 Points Upvote Downvote africanBritishclaimcrewinsurancemassacreoverboardshipslaveslavesthrewTILToday I learnedZong See more Previous article Unfortunately I just f*cked a mr.clean magic eraser Next article My local drug dealer started dressing up as a Jehovah’s Witness so he wouldn’t arouse suspicion. 3 Comments Leave a Reply Ah yes , Insurance fraud Log in to Reply The Zong massacre was featured in the biopic movie Belle, about Dido Elizabeth Belle whose grandfather was Lord Chief Justice Mansfield and whose ruling on this “insurance claim” was one of the most important sparks to the flame of abolition in Britain. Dido was the subject of a beautiful and uncoventional painting with her half-sister Elizabeth Murray. Log in to Reply I wonder how those people got to be on that ship to begin with Log in to Reply Leave a Reply Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.