Punishment and Brutality

Enslavers sometimes used harsh punishments to force enslaved people obey them. People who wanted to get rid of slavery (abolitionists) often distributed images of brutality to help prove to other people that slavery was wrong. These images show people being whipped and burned.
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Our work has evolved in the last 30 years, from reducing prejudice to tackling systemic injustice. So we’ve chosen a new name that better reflects that evolution: Learning for Justice.

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