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Slavery is a system under which people are treated as property to be bought and sold, and are submissive to work under the domination of others.

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Political systems; Slavery

A philosophical and theoretical perspective from an African point of view; it challenges Africa's philosophical, economical and cultural marginalization by the West.


Political systems; Slavery

Akan people are members of an ethnic group from areas of Ghana and the Ivory Coast, in West Africa, who share a common culture and language.

Albany Movement

Political systems; Slavery

On November 1, 1961, SNCC and the local NAACP tried to desegregate the train stations and bus depots in Albany, Georgia. Albany Police Chief Laurie Pritchett had the demonstrators arrested. The ...

American Anti-Slavery Society

Political systems; Slavery

Organization founded in Philadelphia in 1833 by Theodore Weld, an evangelical Christian who was opposed to the more radical views of William Lloyd Garrison of Boston. This society called for gradual ...


Political systems; Slavery

The two continents of north and south America and the surrounding islands.


Political systems; Slavery

Used to describe a person, an action, or an idea that is against slavery.


Political systems; Slavery

A person who learns a craft or trade by working for a specialist or master for an agreed period, usually at low wages.

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