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UK’s abolishment of slavery made many Brits obscenely wealthy

Britain’s colonial shame: Slave-owners given huge payouts after abolition | The Independent The British government paid out £20m to compensate some 3,000 families that owned slaves for the loss of their “property” when slave-ownership was abolished in Britain’s colonies in … Continue reading

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What mass incarceration is really all about …

Journalist Shaun King posted this accompanying comment on Facebook: If I wrote what this man said in a bad script, you’d say I was overdoing it. Steve Prattor is the sheriff of Caddo Parish Louisiana. Here he says how upset … Continue reading

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