The history of slavery in the modern world as a whole

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UNESCO Extols Slaves' Struggle for Freedom
Panafrican News Agency, 23 August 2000. In a message to mark the start of the International day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition, observed world-wide 23 August every year, the UNESCO Dir.Gen. said that UNESCO wished to inscribe in the memory of all people a tragedy that has been forgotten and left less known.
International Day for rememberance of the slave trade and its abolition
Issued by the ANC Department of Education, 11 August 2000. UNESCO proclaimed the 23rd August of every year, International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition. The night of the 22nd and the morning of the 23rd August 1791, on the island of Santo Domingo (today Haiti and the Dominican Republic), began the uprising that would play a crucial role in the abolition of the transatlantic slave trade.
Focus on the slave trade
BBC News, Monday 3 September 2001. A brief standard overview. The slave trade and the hugh profits made from it.