This article in TRUTHOUT, co-authored by Annemarie Toebosch, about the Dutch Royal family’s role in the development of the slave trade shows how the current Dutch King, Willem-Alexander, covers up his family’s involvement in the creation of the slave trade even as he publicly “apologizes” for his country’s past colonial history. Read more about how the king's ancestors did more than "not take action" against slavery. They laid the foundation of slavery in the U.S.