One of the most shameful acts in the human history

“Each day the traders are kidnapping our people – children of this country, sons of our nobles and vassals, even people of our own family.This corruption and depravity are so widespread that our land is entirely depopulated. We need in this kingdom only priests and schoolteachers, and no merchandise, unless it is wine and flour for Mass. It is our wish that this Kingdom not be a place for the trade or transport of slaves.” – Written by the King of Congo, King Alfonso I.(1456-1543) to Joao III of Portugal. Continue Reading …

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