New York — Tributes to victims of the trans-Atlantic slave trade can be found in museums and through statues, but a new proposal is calling for a memorial that can neither be visited nor even seen.

A virtual memorial of ribbons on maps of the Atlantic deep seabed could honour the estimated 1.8-million Africans who died at sea during the trans-oceanic slave trade, said a proposal published this month in the Journal of Marine Policy...

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