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slave trade

the business of trading in slaves, esp the transportation of Black Africans to America from the 16th to 19th centuries
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In the epilogue, entitled "the banality of evil," even Afro-Brazilians become slave traders.
Her most recent book, The Theologian Slave Trader, explores the life of Fredericus Petersen, a mulatto teenager adopted in 1710 by a Danish Lutheran priest at the Christiansborg Castle in Accra, Ghana, and taken to Denmark.
Romana Cacchioli, of Anti-Slavery International, said: "In many ways the personal journey of Captain Thomas Phillips, from slave trader to a man who believed in racial equality, mirrors that of Britain itself, which after centuries of profiting from slavery became the leading abolitionist country.
Among the other leads, Vladimir Malakhov in the first cast was delightful--jaunty, seedy, and funny--as the bazaar owner and slave trader Lankendem.
of New York at Buffalo) offers a biography of slave trader John B.
In the 18th century Thomas Coster, a Bristol-based slave trader, opened the White Rock copper works on the banks of Swansea's River Tawe.
LIVERPOOL'S famous Penny Lane-immortalised by The Beatles' song - is probably named after notorious slave trader James Penny.
The film's title comes from the little-known fact that the lyrics to Amazing Grace were written by slave trader turned preacher John Newton (Albert Finney).
My mind quickly went to the recent news about the Penny Lane controversy in Liverpool, where officials are thinking of changing the famous name, because of Mr Penny's alleged link as a slave trader.
Next week we look at slave trader James Penny of Penny Lane.
Just how futile was illustrated when it was pointed out one of the streets that would have to be renamed is Penny Lane, world famous as one of the Beatles' greatest songs, but named after slave trader James Penny.