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  • n  traffic in slaves; especially in Black Africans transported to America in the 16th to 19th centuries
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  • Irish the ‘forgotten white slaves’ says expert John Martin
    The history of the African slave trade into the America’s is one that is well-documented as well as largely taught in American schools today. However, as John Martin of the Montreal-based Center for Research and Globalization points out in his article ‘The Irish Slave Trade - The Forgotten ‘White’ Slaves,’ it was not just Africans who were traded as slaves.
    June 29, 2013 - Irish Central
  • Obama visits Senegalese slave-trade site with disputed history
    President tours Goree Island, site at the center of heated dispute about its role in history of transatlantic slave trade
    June 28, 2013 - CBS News
  • Equality, Human Rights The Themes Of Obama's Africa Tour
    President Obama began his trip to Africa in Senegal. On Thursday, he met with Senegalese President Macky Sall and toured Goree Island. The UNESCO site was once a point for the Atlantic slave trade and today serves as a place of pilgrimage.
    June 28, 2013 - NPR

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