Sweet Teeth and Slavery

Author, Jacques de Villiers writes about slavery, sugar and negative thoughts.

Article 15/365 of Jacques’s daily writing quest. Did you know that the average Dutch burgher in the day had shares in a *slave stock exchange?  And that’s all because the Europeans of the time found their sweet tooth and needed it satiated with cake, pastry, chocolate, and rum. The need for sugar exploded. Europeans weren’t […]

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