Human Trafficking Awareness Day

Today is National Human Trafficking Awareness Day. We like to think that slavery was abolished a century and a half ago. Unfortunately, slavery still exists around the world–even in the United States. According to End Slavery Now, There are an estimated 20.9 Million people trapped in some form of slavery today. It’s sometimes called “Modern-Day … Read more

National Human Trafficking Awareness Day

Didn’t Abraham Lincoln end slavery 149 years ago with the Emancipation Proclamation? Fortunately for slaves on Southern plantations, yes. Unfortunately for many other slaves around the world, no. According to the Alliance to End Slavery and Trafficking (ATEST): There are more slaves in the world today than at any point in history. Slavery is more … Read more