London and the transatlantic slave trade
|The rights of Africans in Britain|
Granville Sharpe and Jonathan Strong
Granville Sharp was one of the earliest campaigners for the rights of blacks in Britain. Many enslaved people from plantations in the Americas were forced to come to Britain with their masters. Often they were badly treated.
|The notorious Black Billy 'at home' to a London street party. © NMM|
Once in Britain,