8 European Nations That Hold ‘World Records’ for the Mistreatment of Black People

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Last Country to Stop Trafficking of Africans After Transatlantic Slave Trade Was Determined to Be Illegal

It was not until 1867, after widespread abolitionist pressure within the Spanish empire — and in light of emancipation in Cuba’s much larger neighbor, the United States, after a violent civil war — that the Spanish government moved decisively against the illegal transatlantic slave trade, ending the trafficking for good.

 

 

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Last Country to Hold an African Colony

South Africa in 1994 became the last African colony to achieve majority rule after dismantling white minority rule established by British and Dutch colonizers.