Programs to mark end of Sweden’s role in slave trade

The Afro-Swedes’ Forum for Justice will hold a conference and a parade to mark the 172nd anniversary of the abolition of Sweden’s participation in the transatlantic slave trade.   The last slave in Swedish ownership was released on October 9, 1847 on the island of Saint Barthelemy, then a Swedish colony.    The Malmo-based organization will hold a […]