Dolls for sale on the Ile de Goree, a beautiful colonial island off the coast of Dakar. Formerly a way station for slaves to be shipped across the Atlantic, it now serves as a weekend retreat for locals and a tourist attraction for foreigners. Its casual ambience marks a welcome change from the hordes of scammers accosting non-blacks in Dakar and Saint Louis.
India, China, Pakistan, Nigeria on slavery's list of shame - CNN.com
India, China, Pakistan, Nigeria on slavery's list of shame, says report The Global Slavery Index, published by the Australia-based Walk Free Foundation, lists India as the country with by far the most slaves, with an estimated nearly 14 million, followed by China (2.9 million) and Pakistan (2.1 million).
"Bed-stocks for intoxication, etc." The bed stock is "generally placed in some of the out-houses belonging to the estate, where the offender may be denied the society and encouragement of his friends or accomplices . . . . A tin mask, such as is put on the heads of Negroes addicted to . . . dirt-eating, is seen hanging against the wall"