Bust of Toussaint Louverture, 1743-1803, slave turned leader of the Haitian Revolution and anti-slavery campaigner, by Ludovic Booz, inaugurated 2005, Bordeaux, Aquitaine, France. Bordeaux was a major slave trading port, deporting 130,000 African slaves to French territories abroad. With 508 slavery expeditions, Bordeaux was the second slave trading port in France after Nantes. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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Bust of Toussaint Louverture, 1743-1803, slave turned leader of the Haitian Revolution and anti-slavery campaigner, by Ludovic Booz, inaugurated 2005, Bordeaux, Aquitaine, France. Bordeaux was a major slave trading port, deporting 130,000 African slaves to French territories abroad. With 508 slavery expeditions, Bordeaux was the second slave trading port in France after Nantes. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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