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Breaking the chain

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls (center) attends a ceremony commemorating the abolition of the slave trade on Sunday in Paris, the National Day of remembrance of the slave trade, slavery and their Global Times, 1 month ago
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History tells us: never show leniency to racists

David Blight , American History and Director of the Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance and Abolition at Yale University, paints an excellent picture in The Atlantic of what the political atmosphere was like in America ...
 Daily Kos1 week ago South Carolina's History Curriculum on Slavery Is Appalling  Care23 days ago Slavery During America's Revolution  Slate Magazine2 weeks ago

This week in history: July 2, 1777

This week marks the 238th anniversary of Vermont becoming the first American territory to abolish slavery. Vermont's abolition of slavery on July 2, 1777 came a full 88 years before slavery would be abolished nationwide, so the colony was clearly ...
 Examiner.com2 days ago

The celebration of Juneteenth overshadowed by an American tragedy in Charleston

marked the 150th anniversary of Juneteenth, the oldest African American celebration commemorating the abolition of slavery in the United States. Juneteenth or Freedom Day is celebrated throughout the United States and is
 Examiner.com1 week ago Reflecting on the Juneteenth anniversary  Socialist Worker US2 weeks ago Today is Juneteenth: Keep Up the Fight to End Modern-Day Slavery!  Noodls2 weeks ago

June 14, 1900: The Abolition of Slavery in Hawaii

) The Organic Act, bringing US law to bear in the newly-annexed Territory of Hawaii took effect 111 years ago--June 14, 1900. As a result, US laws prohibiting contracts of indentured servitude replaced the 1850 Masters and Servants Act which had ...
 Hawaii Free Press2 weeks ago

What Slavery, Ordeals, Duels and Lynching Can Teach us About Abolishing War

When it comes to war, deja vu can be a depressing thing. With the U.S. military in Iraq once again, this time to battle Islamic State fighters, it is tempting to see the cycle of war as endless. Over two millennia ago, Thucydides wrote that peace is ...
 Common Dreams3 weeks ago

Abolitionists Documentary Series About Rescuing Kids From Sex Slavery Shopped

The efforts of Tim Ballard, former CIA and Homeland Security agent, and his nonprofit Operation Underground Railroad team to combat child trafficking worldwide are being documented in The Abolitionists, a 10-episode hourlong documentary series being ...
 Mail.com1 month ago

Contemporary Abolitionists of the Month: Sindhu Kavinamannil and Sam McCahon

The fight to end slavery is rooted in history and extends until today. Each month we will profile some of the brave men and women, both contemporary and historical, who have fought to eradicate slavery. Our contemporary abolitionists of the month ...
 Human Rights First1 month ago

Want to Change the Future? Pay Attention to the Past.

We could be talking about climate change. But we could also be talking about the abolition of slavery, marriage equality or countless other political struggles from history. Each of those other movements holds a bonanza of lessons for climate ...
 Resilience1 month ago

Tejiendo Esperanzas celebrates the abolition of slavery

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