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Slavery


Mercenaries and slaves

Tim Golden | 30 May 2014 | READING MATTERS |  
tags: slavery


The curse of slavery lingers in Africa

Emma Christopher | 13 May 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: Africa, Boko Haram, Nigeria, slavery
Nothing is new about the abduction of Nigerian girls. Tens of thousands of people are bought and sold every year.


A searing expose of forgotten horrors

Ronan Wright | 20 January 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: American history, film reviews, slavery
12 Years a Slave is hard to watch but impossible to forget.


Modern Day Slavery

Marcus Roberts | 19 October 2013 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: sex ratio, sexual abuse, slavery
There are still 30 million slaves in the world today.


Unspoken

Jennifer Minicus | 08 April 2013 | READING MATTERS |  
tags: freedom, heroic girls, historical fiction, picture books, slavery


Enslavement of children, right under our noses

Carolyn Moynihan | 02 February 2012 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: child abuse, prostitution, slavery
Human trafficking is on the rise and in the US, roughly half the victims are children. Where's the big campaign to stop this?


The Land

Jennifer Minicus | 14 January 2012 | READING MATTERS |  
tags: family, friendship, historical fiction, racism, slavery


Are babies prizes or gifts?

Margaret Somerville | 18 October 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: commercialism, IVF, slavery
A Canadian radio station created world-wide controversy recently when it ran a "win a baby" competition.


I, Juan de Pareja

Clare Cannon | 11 June 2011 | READING MATTERS |  
tags: art, biography, slavery


Dave, the Potter

Jennifer Minicus | 07 April 2011 | READING MATTERS |  
tags: art, historical fiction, picture books, poetry, slavery


The Drinking Gourd

Jennifer Minicus | 26 October 2010 | READING MATTERS |  
tags: freedom, historical fiction, slavery


Amos Fortune, Free Man

Jennifer Minicus | 16 September 2010 | READING MATTERS |  
tags: biography, forgiveness, racism, slavery


The Door of No Return

Clare Cannon | 16 July 2010 | READING MATTERS |  
tags: adventure, historical fiction, slavery, young adult


Slavery and abortion

Sheila Liaugminas | 08 December 2009 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: abortion, health care reform, slavery
They are directly analogous, declaring an entire class of human beings as unworthy of rights and ‘personhood’.


Freeing a whole class of humans

Sheila Liaugminas | 22 September 2009 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: abortion, slavery
Today is the anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation, declaring freedom for slaves.


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