Why We Should Remember the Slave Trade

By Western Daily Press  on June 21, 2014— “As Bristol prepares to become the Green Capital of Europe, Professor Mark Horton and Madge Dresser argue that the past exploitation of millions to Africans that built the region’s should not be forgotten Between 1686 and 1807, 565,000 human beings were forcibly removed from their African families … More Why We Should Remember the Slave Trade

‘12 Years’ Enjoys a Seemingly Narrow Victory

By Brooks Barnes and Michael Cieply on MARCH 3, 2014— “Hollywood made history on Sunday night — barely. The best picture victory by “12 Years a Slave” at the 86th Academy Awards finally handed cinema’s most prestigious prize to a movie by a black filmmaker, in this case, the British-born Steve McQueen. But the triumph, … More ‘12 Years’ Enjoys a Seemingly Narrow Victory

Two Charged with Enslaving Ohio Woman Found Guilty

Copyright 2014 The Associated Press on March 7, 2014— “An Ohio couple was convicted Friday of enslaving a mentally disabled woman for two years through intimidation, abuse and threats they would harm her young child. Jordie Callahan and his girlfriend Jessica Hunt were convicted by jurors in federal court in Youngstown a day after their … More Two Charged with Enslaving Ohio Woman Found Guilty

CONNECTICUT: Social Workers Say Demand Is Driving Supply in Human Trafficking

By Rachel Chinapen, New Haven Register, on January 30, 2014— “The first time Audrey Morrissey was picked up by a “John,” she got in the car to find a white male flashing his police badge in her face. Morrissey, then 16, wasn’t arrested. Instead, the officer requested a sexual favor in exchange for her freedom. … More CONNECTICUT: Social Workers Say Demand Is Driving Supply in Human Trafficking

“How To End Modern Slavery And Human Trafficking”—Somaly Mam

By Somaly Mam on November 15, 2013— “Editor’s Note: Somaly Mam is a global leader who has pioneered the movement against modern slavery for nearly two decades. She has been recognized as a CNN hero, Glamour Magazine’s Woman of the Year, and one of Time Magazine’s most influential people. Through her work as a tireless advocate … More “How To End Modern Slavery And Human Trafficking”—Somaly Mam