Modern Slavery Research Project. Digital Resources for the Study of Global Slavery and the Slave Trade. Deep in the Swamps, Archaeologists Are Finding How Fugitive Slaves Kept Their Freedom. Middle Passage by Robert Hayden - Poetry Foundation. Cornell University. Remembering Anarcha, Lucy, and Betsey: The Mothers of Modern Gynecology. Illustration of Dr.
J. Marion Sims with Anarcha by Robert Thom. Courtesy of Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Pearson Museum. Pearson Museum, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine hide caption. Flight attendant tells how she learned to recognize human trafficking and what you can do. It’s time for the Super Bowl and for most that means football, big screens, chips and chili.
But with this big event comes a dark side—a surge of the human sex trafficking of girls, boys and young women. American Airlines flight attendant and best-selling author Heather Poole says victims will be brought to the Bay Area, where the big game will be held this year, and victims will be “sold over and over again to men at the game.” O Say Can You See: Early Washington, D.C., Law & Family. Back to Stories Candy Carter The woman known as Anna awakened at daybreak in November 1815 and jumped from a third floor window of a Washington, D.C., tavern.
Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade. Animated interactive of the history of the Atlantic slave trade. Source: slavevoyages.org For the full interactive version, use a larger device.
Interactive by Andrew Kahn. Background image by Tim Jones. Why No One Can Design a Better Speculum. The gynecological device may have an ethically fraught history, but it's hard to improve on the design.
10 Things You Didn't Know About Slavery, Human Trafficking (And What You Can Do About It) You may know that in far-off countries, like Cambodia and India, children are prime victims for sex trafficking.
You probably also know that trafficked workers are forced to toil for long hours, with little or no pay, to produce such everyday items as bricks and chocolate. But what you may not know is how prevalent the crime of trafficking is right here in the U.S. and just how varied the victims are. The $32 billion business of modern-day slavery coerces adults and children into the sex trade or into working against their will. Trafficking cuts across gender and ethnicity, with some slaves being brought to the U.S. with false promises of a better life. Others are often vulnerable citizens who may have been abused. Episode 54: Urban Slavery in the Antebellum United States. Host: Joan Neuberger, Editor, Not Even PastGuests: Daina Ramey Berry, Associate Professor, Department of History Leslie Harris, Department of History, Emory University When most people think about slavery in the United States, they think of large agricultural plantations and picture slaves working in the fields harvesting crops.
Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade. Free the Slaves - home. Jean R. Cadet Restavek Organization - Home. UC alumnus Jean-Robert Cadet lost childhood as a Haitian restavek, University of Cincinnati. Due to the nature of the restavek culture, no one can accurately determine the number of such children currently living in Haiti.
Estimates vary from 173,000 to 300,000. But Cadet believes the number might even be higher as a result of the massive earthquake that hit Haiti in January 2010. Regardless, Cadet is convinced that even one child living in domestic servitude is too many. Trafficking in Persons Report 2013. Home - Media Menu - Restavek Freedom Foundation. Breakdown Of Rule Of Law Puts Haiti's Vulnerable Children At Increased Risk For Human Trafficking. International NGO raises concern about security of tens of thousands of orphaned children WASHINGTON, D.C. – As chaos continues to build in the wake of the January 12 earthquake in Haiti, global concern for the welfare of the country’s children – particularly those who have lost parents in this catastrophe – also grows.
Aid groups now report that tens of thousands of children have been orphaned by the quake. Watch: Dr. Joy DeGruy Gives Stunning Lecture on "Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome" In this lecture based on her book, Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome , Dr.
Joy DeGruy sheds light on the enduring legacy of slavery. Dr. DeGruy underscores that although chattel slavery was abolished 150 years ago, African Americans continue to suffer the physical and emotional manifestations of a historic PTSD she terms "post traumatic slave syndrome. " The talk clocks in at nearly 2 hours, but every minute is worth it. These Maps Reveal How Slavery Expanded Across the United States. Liora Kasten. Watch a quick preview of what you'll find inside Enslaved by clicking this link: Twenty-seven million people are estimated to be held in slavery around the world today. 163 Years Ago, A Former Slave Rocked The World With These Words.
Sojourner Truth (1797-1883): Ain't I A Woman? Delivered 1851 Women's Convention, Akron, Ohio Well, children, where there is so much racket there must be something out of kilter. I think that 'twixt the negroes of the South and the women at the North, all talking about rights, the white men will be in a fix pretty soon. But what's all this here talking about? That man over there says that women need to be helped into carriages, and lifted over ditches, and to have the best place everywhere. Then they talk about this thing in the head; what's this they call it?
Then that little man in black there, he says women can't have as much rights as men, 'cause Christ wasn't a woman! If the first woman God ever made was strong enough to turn the world upside down all alone, these women together ought to be able to turn it back , and get it right side up again! Obliged to you for hearing me, and now old Sojourner ain't got nothing more to say. Born in Slavery: Slave Narratives from the Federal Writers' Project, 1936-1938. The Library of Congress. Les Memoires des Esclavages et de Leurs Abolitions.
Legacies of British Slave-ownership. Legacies of British Slave-ownership is the umbrella for two projects based at UCL tracing the impact of slave-ownership on the formation of modern Britain: the ESRC-funded Legacies of British Slave-ownership project, now complete, and the ESRC and AHRC-funded Structure and significance of British Caribbean slave-ownership 1763-1833, running from 2013-2015.
Colonial slavery shaped modern Britain and we all still live with its legacies. The slave-owners were one very important means by which the fruits of slavery were transmitted to metropolitan Britain. We believe that research and analysis of this group are key to understanding the extent and the limits of slavery's role in shaping British history and leaving lasting legacies that reach into the present.
Full Project Overview. Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition. 'White' slaves used for 1860s fundraiser propaganda Pictures. Picturing freedom: How former slaves used photography to imagine and create their new lives after Emancipation. By Daily Mail Reporter Published: 22:09 GMT, 24 December 2012 | Updated: 22:10 GMT, 24 December 2012 A scruffy African-American family stands outside their run-down home while a dapper young man sits up straight in a waistcoat and suit: These are the never-before-seen faces of slavery and Emancipation, revealing families' lives before and after they were freed.
Four Free Women: 1916 Emancipation Reunion « A'Lelia Bundles.