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The Atlantic Slave Trade in America: 1528-1807
From the end of slavery to America's first Black president, BET.com counts down the the most influential moments in Black history. — BET Staff
The importation of slaves is outlawed in the United States, ending the brutal and exploitive system that forcibly moved more than half a million slaves from Africa to the United States.
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