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Britain's Forgotten Slave Owners: Academic research underpins ...

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; ..., 2 weeks ago
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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 ...
 Prospect2 weeks ago Caribbean Centre for Expressions and Memory of the Slave Trade and Slavery opens  Artdaily.org2 weeks ago UK database helps connect dots of slavery in the Cape  BDlive1 week ago Vast scale of British slave ownership revealed  Sott.net3 weeks 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 Kos1 month ago South Carolina's History Curriculum on Slavery Is Appalling  Care21 month ago Slavery During America's Revolution  Slate Magazine1 month ago

Senator, do you support the Abolition of Slavery in the US?

Lincoln already freed the slaves you say? Today in the United States of America 2.3 Million people are engaged in Child Labor, Forced Labor, or Slave Labor for periods ranging from years to lifetimes to make things which are sold to the United ...
 Daily Kos3 weeks ago The Trials of Freedom: The First Slave Freed by Lincoln - 20 Years before the Civil War  Huffington Post2 months ago Mary Lincoln: The Causes That Defined President Abraham Lincoln's First Lady  NewsMax.com1 month 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 Guyana21 hours ago PM urged Guyanese to be conscious of the new threat to Guyana's freedom as the celebrate Emancipation Day  Government Information Agency Guyana2 days ago Observing Emancipation  The Voice St Lucia4 days ago Minister Alexander issues statement to recognize Emancipation Day  Noodls4 days ago
United Kingdom Parliament

August's artwork of the month Art

slavery was abolished throughout the British Empire. In 1791 William Fox published his Address to the People of Great Britain, on the Propriety of Abstaining from West Indian Sugar and Rum. Over 70,000 copies were printed over four months. It ...
 United Kingdom Parliament1 day 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 News2 days 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 days 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 Today5 days 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
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