October 21, 2020 Earl Lewis Spotlight
In 2016, Dr. Earl Lewis convened a meeting on slavery among 40 principle collaborators—scholars, organizations, and instiutions—at The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Out of this meeting came the "Slavery and Its Aftermath" initiative at the Center for Social Solutions. This project aims to tackle America’s original sin—slavery.
November 09, 2019 End Slavery Now Spotlight
On November 25 2019 at 4PM, the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center will be hosting an event in honor of victims of enslavement and murder in the northwest African country of Mauritania. It will feature speakers, activists, and advocates.
October 30, 2019 Celia Williamson Opinion
Fighting modern-day enslavement is a full time job. Learn more from Dr. Celia Williamson, the host of "Emancipation Nation."
August 27, 2019 Harold D'Souza Spotlight
Read the account of Harold D'Souza, a survivor of forced labor and debt bondage.
July 14, 2016 Mariah Long Opinion
Last month we looked at some great documentaries on sex trafficking. This week we are looking at some films that are highlighting labor trafficking.
January 18, 2016 Cazzie Reyes Opinion
Justifying Human Trafficking discusses the different actors and structures that sustain human trafficking. Part 1 takes a look at traffickers and mechanisms used to justify actions.
September 17, 2015 Cazzie Reyes Photos
In pockets of rural India, children are locked in shacks and forced to work between 10 to 12 hours a day, six to seven days a week.
September 08, 2015 Mariah Long Photos
They bribe and intimidate the police. It is very dangerous to speak out against them. I’ve been attacked and threatened so many times that I no longer fear death.
July 06, 2015 Mariah Long Opinion
This month, we're spotlighting goods made using bonded labor and offer fair trade alternatives.