The prince and the slave
The Princes Slave Series by P.J. Fox
Prince Charles says Britain's role in slave trade was an atrocity
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Based on a biography by Northern Virginia Community College history professor Terry Alford, Prince Among Slaves chronicles Abdul-Rahman's true life African-Muslim-prince-turned-American- slave drama cycle with historic and scholastic commentary along the way. The story begins with Prince's capture at the age of 26 during a military campaign against non-Muslims in Guinea in , and follows his sale to British slave traders , transport to America on the slave ship Africa to New Orleans , arrival into bondage at Thomas Foster's tobacco plantation in Natchez, Mississippi , the ensuing 40 years of enslavement and his eventual liberation. The unlikely story of his liberation began with a chance meeting with Dr. John Cox, who Abdul-Rahman's father helped in Africa. Cox offered to buy Abdul-Rahman from Foster, but he refused.
Britain abolished the trans-Atlantic slave trade in although the full abolition of slavery did not follow for another generation. Two days ago the prince visited Christiansborg Castle in Osu which originally operated as a Danish slave trade fort and from where it is estimated more than 1. The prince and his wife Camilla are on the second leg of a tour of three African nations, having already visited Gambia, which he congratulated for turning its back on autocratic rule and returning to the Commonwealth, before he heads to Nigeria on Tuesday. In his speech in Accra, Charles, who earlier this year was approved as successor to his year-oldmother Queen Elizabeth as head of the Commonwealth, spoke of the role the loose alliance of 53 member-states could play in tackling climate change, a key campaigning issue of the prince. The royals will conclude their tour a week before Charles celebrates his 70th birthday on Nov.
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