Monday, February 17, 2020

Tag: slavery

A New Kind of Slavery Exists in...

Deep in the humid jungles of Brazil, unsuspecting citizens are being forced into a new kind of slavery. Illegal farms, ranches and work camps...

Mauritanian Anti-Slavery Activist Charged with ‘Threatening State...

A prominent Mauritanian anti-slavery activist and six others have been charged with threatening state security. Biram Ould Obeidi had protested against slavery by burning religious...

Slave Graves Near Busy Atlanta Highway Are...

The 53 headstones represent most likely only a fraction of the slaves buried on I-75. The graves are what is known as the Gilbert Cemetery,...

Prof’s Search of Family Tree Exposes Close...

A thorough investigation into Professor Lawrence Jackson’s heritage revealed to the new father just how close he was to the days of slavery. After...

Toni Morrison’s New Novel, ‘Home’

There are topics you may think you've had enough of — racism, slavery, anti-Semitism, the Holocaust — but then you read a book like...

‘Freeman’, a Novel by Leonard Pitts, Deals...

A new novel from writer Leonard Pitts Jr. jolts you back to the chaos of post-Civil War America. At a time when families of...

Brazil Paying Back Its Debt To Africa

Africa - Brazil pledged major investment and technology transfer to Africa to repay a "solidarity debt" from a country with a huge black population...