This is the story of Anton de Kom. The story of a man who loves his country, and who cares about his fellow man. From this love, he tells the story of slavery. He tells of the role of England and the Netherlands in creating a society in which human trafficking and slave labor became normal. He tells the story of oppression and resistance. He praises the heroes of the slave uprisings in Suriname: Jolie Coeur, Bonni and Baron. He also talks about the heroes he learned about in school: Dutch heroes, such as Coen and De Ruyter.