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British involvement in slavery didn't end with abolition

British involvement in slavery didn't end with abolition

The inspection and sale of a slave, a reproduction of a wood engraving originally published Twenty Years of an African Slaver by Brantz Mayer This piece was originally posted on the author's blog, Flip Chart Fairy Tales Starting tonight, BBC ... Prospect, 1 month ago
Upsetting Letters Have Emerged That Remind Us Of Slave Past Yahoo! UK and Ireland, 2 weeks ago

10 images for abolition of slavery

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Britain's Forgotten Slave Owners: Academic research underpins major new BBC programme

A cutting edge two-part documentary which debuts tonight (15 July) examines the abolition of slavery in Britain and the choice by the government of the day to compensate slave owners for their loss of 'property'. In 1834 Britain abolished slavery; ...
 Individual.com1 month ago TEN's TV picks for Wednesday, July 15  RTE Online1 month ago
Slate Magazine

History tells us: never show leniency to racists

David Blight , American History and Director of the Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance and Abolition at Yale University, paints an excellent picture in The Atlantic of what the political atmosphere was like in America ...
 Daily Kos2 months ago South Carolina's History Curriculum on Slavery Is Appalling  Care21 month ago Slavery During America's Revolution  Slate Magazine2 months ago
Environmental Data Interactive Exchange

Top campaigners call for mass climate action ahead of Paris conference

source edie newsroom Campaigners caller for mass mobilisation on the scale of the slavery abolition and anti-apartheid movements to trigger "a great historical shift" Desmond Tutu, Vivienne Westwood, Naomi Klein and Noam Chomsky are among a group ...
 Environmental Data Interactive Exchange1 day ago Tutu, McKibben, Chomsky Calling for 'Mass Mobilization' to Spur Bold Climate Action at COP21  EnvironmentGuru.com1 day ago
Government Information Agency Guyana

Minister within the Ministry of Education calls on Guyanese to strive for economic independence as she opens Emancipation Exhibition

The true meaning of emancipation is not only about the abolition of slavery, but also the arrival of Indentureship… and by extension, the birth of our nation were the words of the Hon. Dr. Nicolette Henry, Minister within the Ministry Education ...
 Government Information Agency Guyana3 weeks ago PM urged Guyanese to be conscious of the new threat to Guyana's freedom as the celebrate Emancipation Day  Government Information Agency Guyana3 weeks ago Observing Emancipation  The Voice St Lucia3 weeks ago Minister Alexander issues statement to recognize Emancipation Day  Noodls3 weeks ago

177 years later

, Trinidad and Tobago was the first country in the world to celebrate the abolition of slavery with a national/public holiday. The Emancipation Bill was presented in the Westminster Parliament by Thomas Buxton in 1833 and the Act came into ...
 Tobago News3 weeks ago

GINA Emancipation Message

As we join in observing the 176th Anniversary of the abolition of slavery, the staff of GINA extends best wishes to all and to Afro-Guyanese in particular. In saluting the sacrifices made by our ancestors as they struggled for freedom, let ...
 Government Information Agency Guyana3 weeks ago
Christian Today

10 inspirational quotes from William Wilberforce

William Wilberforce's monument at Westminster Abbey. Abolitionist William Wilberforce led the anti-slave trade movement in 18th century Britain. Known for his devout Christian faith, he died on July 29, 1833; just three days after learning that ...
 Christian Today4 weeks ago

This week in history: July 2, 1777

This week marks the 238th anniversary of Vermont becoming the first American territory to abolish slavery. Vermont's abolition of slavery on July 2, 1777 came a full 88 years before slavery would be abolished nationwide, so the colony was clearly ...
 Examiner.com1 month ago

The celebration of Juneteenth overshadowed by an American tragedy in Charleston

marked the 150th anniversary of Juneteenth, the oldest African American celebration commemorating the abolition of slavery in the United States. Juneteenth or Freedom Day is celebrated throughout the United States and is
 Examiner.com2 months ago Reflecting on the Juneteenth anniversary  Socialist Worker US2 months ago Today is Juneteenth: Keep Up the Fight to End Modern-Day Slavery!  Noodls2 months ago
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