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The story of Henry 'Box' Brown is in a new website exploring Manchester's links with slavery
Discover the women who, despite not having the right to vote, played a vital role in abolition.
David Williams from Hulme uncovers a story of heroic resistance by his African slave ancestor
How the rift between Caribbeans and Africans over slavery is being tackled here in Manchester
Take a tour round the places with echoes of Manchester's part in slavery and abolition.
How Thomas Clarkson's speech in Manchester started the movement which led to abolition. In video
Despite the efforts of slave owners, the songs of the slaves made it to the present day.
Washington Alcott takes a look at the part Manchester played in the slave trade and its abolition
A flour barrel, a dead bird and an X-rayed painting: the clues to Manchester's slavery past
Investigating modern day slavery, BBC News looks at the battle to help victims of child trafficking.
BBC News talks to charity workers who say trafficking gangs are threatening to sell UK women abroad.
History: Abolition 1807
Religion: Ethics of Slavery
News: Slavery-21st Century
Children: World Class