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In 1981, Mauritania became the last country in the world to abolish slavery. Activists are arrested for fighting the practice. The government denies it exists.    Moulkheir Mint Yarba (below) escaped slavery in 2010. She has asked the Mauritanian courts to prosecute her slave masters. "I demand justice," she says, "justice for my daughter that they killed and justice for all the time they spent beating and abusing me."    Read her incredible story as part of CNN's Freedom Project.

Slavery's last stand - CNN.com

Mauritania, the country long home to the world's highest percentage of enslaved people, no longer holds that lamentable title, according to the Walk Free Foundation's slavery index.

Child slaves (bonded) - May14 - BROTHERS CARRYING STONE, NEPAL  Each day, children make several trips down the mountain, delivering stones from higher up in the Himalayas. ...

"Brothers Carrying Stone, Nepal," fine art print by Lisa Kristine. January is National Slavery & Human Trafficking Prevention Month - give, learn, educate.

Africa : free map, free blank map, free outline map, free base map : states, names

Africa: free map, free blank map, free outline map, free base map : states, names

Seismic shifts in immigration and demographics leave towns full of young men who once would have dreamed of the US

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Mexicans migrants not deterred by threat of arrest immigration study shows

Slavery's last stronghold - CNN.com Mauritania by the numbers Slavery      Population: 3.4 million     Percentage living in slavery: 10% to 20%     Enslaved population: 340,000 to 680,000     Year slavery was abolished: 1981     Year slavery became a crime: 2007     Convictions against slave owners: One http://www.cnn.com/interactive/2012/03/world/mauritania.slaverys.last.stronghold/

Slavery's last stand - CNN.com

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Sailed across the sea to buy free labor is not building nothing. It was perfect the way it was!!!

Who Really Built America? Physically, the slaves,and before that u can say before "America" wz named, it wz already colonized by its Natives. (Our Natives).

After the writer and theologian John Hull became completely blind in 1983, he kept an audio diary of his experience. This film is a dramatization using those recordings.  For…

Notes on Blindness:. After the writer and theologian John Hull became completely blind in he kept an audio diary of his experience. This film is a dramatization using those recordings.

In 1981, Mauritania became the last country in the world to abolish slavery. Activists are arrested for fighting the practice. The government denies it exists.

Slavery's last stand - CNN.com

In Mauritania became the last country in the world to abolish slavery. Activists are arrested for fighting the practice. The government denies it exists. An estimated - of the population is believed enslaved.

this are african slaves on the plantation working down the sun.This plantation is in Jamestown, Virginia, in 1619, to aid in the production of such lucrative crops as tobacco.

this are african slaves on the plantation working down the sun.This plantation is in Jamestown, Virginia, in to aid in the production of such lucrative crops as tobacco.

iAnthus Capital Commences Construction on Holliston, MA Cannabis Cultivation and Processing Facility

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The “White” Slave Children of New Orleans | 1860sSlave children Wilson, Charley, Rebecca & Rosa, 1863. Former slaves of mixed race ancestry. White Slaves Series 2 of 5 These cards were sold in 1863-1864 to help raise money to pay for schools for emancipated slaves in New Orleans. The organizers realized that the sympathies that people would have for children who looked white but had been slaves was going to be greater than the sympathy they might have for black-skinned …

1863 or 1864 - 8 former slaves toured northern states to raise money for African-American schools in New Orleans, used 4 children with mixed-race ancestry & pale complexions to evoke sympathy - Charles Taylor, Rebecca Huger, Rosina Downs & Augusta Broujey

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I think every woman who is against feminism shouldn't vote. Because it is thanks to feminism women can vote today. At the time the photo was taken, feminists were called suffragettes.

The truth about gay life in Azerbaijan outside of the Eurovision Song Contest

The truth about gay life in Azerbaijan outside of the Eurovision Song Contest

Demand Freedom in Mauritania

Slavery's last stand - CNN.com

Slavery’s last stronghold - Mauritania’s endless sea of sand dunes hides an open secret: An estimated to of the population lives in slavery. But as one woman’s journey shows, the first step toward freedom is realizing you’re enslaved.

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