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On Day of Remembrance, UN says triumph over slavery should guide efforts to build culture of tolerance

Marking the anniversary of the first successful slave uprising in the Western hemisphere, the head of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) said today that the struggle to overcome slavery “has strengthened awareness of the equality of all men and women, which we have all inherited directly.”



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