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Some say the US is ignoring the commemoration of the slave trade's end

By Vanessa E. Jones
Globe Staff / June 24, 2008

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Last year England lavishly celebrated the 200th anniversary of the abolishment of the slave trade. Although the system of purchasing human beings for money ended, slavery continued in British colonies. The country marked the bicentennial with a service at Westminster Abbey attended by the queen. The city of Liverpool, a former slave trading capital, opened the International Slavery Museum. Another ... (Full article: 1188 words)

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