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Libya Needs to Acknowledging Its Brutal Unjust History

AFRICANGLOBE - In 1963 Dadda Salma, at the age of ninety-five, had a toothless smile which was quite infectious. You could not help but smile back. Her eyes were a window to the sadness in this world and told the story of the suffering of her race. She was an emancipated Black slave spending her final years in a “poor house" on the outskirts of Libya's capital, Tripoli. Dadda Salma was kidnapped at the age of five by Libyan slave traders from her village in southern Sudan late in the 19th century and sold to a wealthy Libyan officer in the Ottoman army.