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Prince Charles Considers Slavery an 'Indelible Stain'

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  • Prince Charles Considers Slavery an 'Indelible Stain'

    The Prince of Wales has admitted Britain's role in the transatlantic slave trade but fell short in rendering any official apology, which is likely to disappoint campaigners who have long called on the British Royal Family to do so.

    Prince Charles, the heir to the British throne and next head of the Commonwealth, is in West Africa, and in a speech to a conference in Ghana's capital, Accra, he said:

    "The appalling atrocity of the slave trade and the unimaginable suffering it caused left an indelible stain on the history of the world."