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Our Debt to the Abolitionists

American slavery ended in the awful carnage of the Civil War. But to conclude Abolitionism was a failure that made no contribution to abolition of slavery (or to the cause of civil liberty) would be a grave mistake. Abolitionists divided between ... Huffington Post, 6 days ago

150 images for abolition of slavery

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1937-1938: Portraits of African-American former slaves

We honor 150 years since the abolition of slavery in the United States.On Jan. 31, 1865, Congress passed the Thirteenth Amendment, whichabolished slavery and involuntary servitude in the country. These portraits of black American men and women ...
 Mashable3 weeks ago 150 years after the abolition of slavery in the United States new portraits depict what life was like for those who lived through the horrors and were then granted their freedom  Capital Bay3 weeks ago On Slavery  Huffington Post3 weeks ago Upholding Lincoln's Legacy  Human Rights First3 weeks ago

180th Anniversary of the Abolition of Slavery - PM Announces Marshall Plan to Combat Poverty and Social Exclusion [press release]

Government will come forward with the elaboration of a medium to long term Marshall Plan to combat poverty and social exclusion, said the Prime Minister, Sir Anerood Jugnauth, yesterday at Le Morne in the context of the celebrations of the 180th ...
 Individual.com3 weeks ago PM Announces Marshall Plan to Combat Poverty and Social Exclusion  AllAfrica.com3 weeks ago
Miami Herald

Illinois governor pardons 1800s abolitionists

Three Illinois abolitionists who were convicted for anti-slavery efforts in the 1800s were posthumously pardoned Wednesday by Gov. Pat Quinn, their names among 102 people granted New Year's Eve clemency by the outgoing Chicago Democrat. Efforts to ...
 Miami Herald1 month ago
Capital Bay

The Civil War in color: Heroic scenes brought to life as US celebrates 150th anniversary of the abolition of slavery

February 1 marks National Freedom Day, honoring the signing by President Lincoln of a resolution which became the 13th Amendment to the Constitution and abolished slavery The Northern states, led by Lincoln were known as the Union, while the ...
 Capital Bay3 weeks ago International Norms and Politics in the Marshall Court's Slave Trade Cases  Harvard Law Review2 weeks ago Of slavery mindset and emancipation  Graphic Ghana2 months ago Stop the human trafficking  InsideHousing2 months ago
The Globalist

The New Russian Empire: Modern Slavery in Russia

154 years after the abolition of serfdom, Russia is Europe's most slave-holding nation, in modern terms. Takeaways 154 years after the abolition of serfdom, Russia is Europe's most slave-holding nation, in modern terms. The number of modern ...
 The Globalist1 week ago Senate hearing looks at ways to address issue of 'modern slavery'  National Catholic Reporter2 weeks ago Human Rights Advocate to Speak at Gardner-Webb  Noodls3 weeks ago Chained: Debt bondage in Pakistan  DAWN Group1 month ago
Indian Express

Hugging saint Mata Amritanandamayi meets Pope Francis in Vatican

Amritanandamayi and other religious leaders had gathered in Rome on the International Day for the Abolition of Slavery. Hindu spiritual leader from Kerala Mata Amritanandamayi has met Pope Francis in Vatican on Monday. Her Math in Kollam said ...
 Indian Express2 months ago Mata Amritanandamayi Meets Pope Francis in Vatican  New Indian Express2 months ago

Mauritius: Abolition of Slavery - Minister Announces Series of Activities to Mark the 180th Anniversary

Activities that would be organised to mark the 180th Anniversary of the Abolition of Slavery in Mauritius on 1 February 2015 were announced by the Minister of Arts and Culture, Mr Santaram Baboo, on 16 January during a press conference in Port ...
 AllAfrica.com1 month ago Statement from Minister Blaney to mark the International Day for the Abolition of Slavery  Vision Monday2 months ago
United Nations

On Day to Abolish Slavery, UN urges end to modern-day scourge trapping 21 million

Children engaged in stone and sand collection in Jaflong, Sylhet (Bangladesh). UN/Regina Merkova 2 December 2014 Today, 21 million women, men and children worldwide are trapped in slavery, denied the right to live and ultimately work in freedom, ...
 United Nations2 months ago ILO calls for ending modern day slavery  DAWN Group2 months ago UN calls for end to modern-day slavery trapping 21 million  Associated Press of Pakistan2 months ago Twenty-one million people enslaved across world  United Nations Multimedia2 months ago

Historical Abolitionist of the Month: John Quincy Adams

By Emily Balan 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 historical abolitionist ...
 Human Rights First6 days ago Black History Month: Looking back, looking forward  DVIDS9 hours ago 'Selma' Wasn't Historically Inaccurate, It Was Just Another Side of the Story  Huffington Post Canada22 hours ago A month when black history and activism take centre stage  Mail & Guardian Online23 hours ago
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