Another piece for my African American Lit class, this one focusing on the act that abolished the slave trade in Britain in 1807. The Act was "toothless" in many respects because slavery was still allowed and slavers found many ways to circumvent the restriction on trading.
This is part of a journal assignment I wrote for an African American Literature course. It came to me after listening to Billy Holiday's "Strange Fruit". A family in the American South during Reconstruction attends a picnic.
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