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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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The police must ensure that these vulnerable women so far from home are identified quickly, offered protection and encouraged to name the slave-traders.
We owe it to the thousands of women and children whose lives are being ruined by the modern slave-traders.
Emin had been cut off by an Islamic jihad to the north and was at the mercy of brutal slave-traders.
We may smugly say that musicals have come a long way since those bad old days, but then we come face-to-face with the cringe-inducing Asian (well, pseudo-Asian) slave-traders in Thoroughly Modern Millie.