history of slavery

Andrew Wilkes 03-01-2012

The Cross and the Lynching Tree, by James H. Cone.

the Web Editors 02-03-2012

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Rose Marie Berger 02-01-2012

When, as is true today, the richest 10 percent own 85 percent of the world’s wealth and the poorest 50 percent live off the crumbs of 1 percent of the total global wealth, you’ve created a market where slavery will thrive.

Harper McConnell 06-24-2009

It was hard to miss me on the lava-rocked streets of Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo, while I was working for a locally led organization, HEAL Africa. I lacked the grace of Congolese women who glided across the tumultuous terrain in high heels while I tripped over the ubiquitous black rocks.

She is a girl whose father sold her to strangers. They took her far from home, and now she is a prostitute. He works for no money paying off the debt of a long dead ancestor.
Lynne Hybels 01-15-2009
In 2001, my husband Bill was jolted out of racial complacency.

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