slavery

  • Resistance and Rebellion: a path to emancipation

    One week ago, several countries in the Caribbean celebrated Emancipation Day.  On August 1st, we decked out in our African-inspired outfits and enjoyed traditional African music all over the region.  But how was independence and emancipation from colonial rule achieved in the Caribbean? A host of inspirational quotes could...
  • Escape from slavery

    Amman, Jordan – Ghem knew if she didn’t flee the house immediately she may never have another opportunity of escape. The 23-year old Filipino house cleaner’s “madam” had forgotten to lock the front door of the home she had been working, and not been able to leave for three...
  • Reagan – Killer Mike

    Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction. Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation. – 13th Amendment to the U.S....
  • Sun, Sea and Sex Slaves

    Human trafficking, often called modern day slavery, is a serious violation of human rights which affects almost every country in the world to varying degrees. More than 130 countries are affected by human trafficking, including in the Caribbean. High rates of poverty in some Caribbean countries coupled with demands...
  • Help to Sing Redemption Song – Bob Marley

    ‘Redemption Song’ by Bob Marley is one of those songs that stick in the head of anyone who listens to it, because it brings together the strength of the lyrics and the sweetness of the melody. Recorded entirely acoustically, it differs from any other Marley’s songs, so much that...
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