Category: slavery

couple-charged-with-human-trafficking-after-reportedly-locking-man-in-liquor-store,-forcing-him-to-work-daily-15-hour-shifts
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Nov
2020

Couple Charged With Human Trafficking After Reportedly Locking Man In Liquor Store, Forcing Him To Work Daily 15-Hour ShiftsCouple Charged With Human Trafficking After Reportedly Locking Man In Liquor Store, Forcing Him To Work Daily 15-Hour Shifts

November 10, 2020 7:35 PM ET A couple in Gilroy, California, was charged with human trafficking after locking a man in a liquor store and forcing him to bathe in a mop bucket after working daily 15-hour shifts, according to a Santa Clara District Attorneys Office’s press release. Amarjit and Balwinder Mann were charged Tuesday […]

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Nov
2020

Study Finds That Founding Father Alexander Hamilton Owned And Sold SlavesStudy Finds That Founding Father Alexander Hamilton Owned And Sold Slaves

New research found evidence indicating that Alexander Hamilton, an American founding father, sold and personally owned slaves, the New York Times reported. Jessie Serfilippi, a historical interpreter at the Schuyler Mansion State Historic Site, examined letters, account books and other documents for her research and concluded that Hamilton not only enslaved people, but “his involvement […]

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Jul
2020

The International Dimensions of 1776 and How an Age of Reason Was SubvertedThe International Dimensions of 1776 and How an Age of Reason Was Subverted

From the Strategic Culture Foundation This July 4th, a larger-than-usual shadow is cast upon America which has come face-to-face with some serious historic reckonings. While the existence of an oligarchy and international “deep state” should not be ignored as a political force of history- arranging wars, assassinations and promoting economic enslavement of people and nations […]

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Jul
2020

It’s A Good Time To Revisit Frederick Douglass’s Famous Independence Day SpeechIt’s A Good Time To Revisit Frederick Douglass’s Famous Independence Day Speech

Nearly a decade before slavery was abolished in the U.S., Frederick Douglass, a former slave, addressed the state-enforced hypocrisy that took place in the country on Independence Day. While white Americans could celebrate the holiday and the inheritance of freedom that the Fourth of July represents, slavery continued to be legal. A gifted orator, Douglass […]

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Jun
2020

Trump Revoked Trade Benefits For Mauritania Over Slavery — Here’s What Happened AfterTrump Revoked Trade Benefits For Mauritania Over Slavery — Here’s What Happened After

June 30, 2020 12:41 PM ET The Islamic Republic of Mauritania, located in northwest Africa, is one of the only places in the world where chattel slavery, the system of being born into forced labor as property of another person, is still practiced. Mauritania’s relationship with slavery landed the country in trouble with the U.S. […]

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Jun
2020

‘We Know This Is An Important Issue’: Rhode Island Will Change Its Name On Documents‘We Know This Is An Important Issue’: Rhode Island Will Change Its Name On Documents

June 24, 2020 11:17 AM ET Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo announced Tuesday that Rhode Island will change its name on official state documents. Rhode Island, known formally as the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, will drop the latter half of its official name on state documents and websites following an executive order […]

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Jun
2020

Ulysses S. Grant, Francis Scott Key Statues Pulled Down By Protesters In San FranciscoUlysses S. Grant, Francis Scott Key Statues Pulled Down By Protesters In San Francisco

June 20, 2020 12:57 PM ET Protesters tore down the statues of Union Gen. Ulysses S. Grant and Francis Scott Key Friday in San Francisco. Grant, who led the Union army into battle against the Confederacy, and Scott Key, who wrote America’s national anthem, are just two of the latest statues to be ripped down […]

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Jun
2020

Elected Official In Mississippi Says Black People ‘Became Dependent’ During SlaveryElected Official In Mississippi Says Black People ‘Became Dependent’ During Slavery

Mississippi Supervisor Harry Sanders, in an interview Monday with The Dispatch, said that black people “became dependent” during slavery. impossible to read this story and not want to punch a wall https://t.co/OlGmnrbE0f pic.twitter.com/nDR1eMpZAL — Alex McDaniel (@AlexMcDaniel) June 16, 2020 Sanders made the comments Monday to The Dispatch while discussing how he felt about the […]

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