Elsie Law’s Dose Of The Law: Slave Trade Act of 1788

Written By: Elsie Law - Oct• 24•13

PhotobucketAccording to Wikipedia, “The Slave Trade Act 1788, also known as Dolben’s Act, was an Act of Parliament which placed limitations of the number of people that British slave ships could transport. Dutch ships were not subject to restrictions on the number of slaves they could carry.”

The fact that the slave trade was “legally” regulated internationally is further proof of how complicit governments were in the slave trade. A clear argument for reparations.

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