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Modern Day Slavery in Libya Needs Attention

Modern Day Slavery in Libya Needs Attention

Ajifanta Marenah, Contributing Writer

April 25, 2018


Filed under Opinion

On Thursday, as we were wrapping up class, I asked my professor what his thoughts are on the trafficking of human beings in Libya. To my disappointment, the professor responded that he can not comment because he was not aware of the situation. I looked around the room to see if anyone else was shocked or re...

Slavery Is Back, But Has It Ever Been Gone?

Slavery Is Back, But Has It Ever Been Gone?

Beatriz da Costa, Staff Writer

December 5, 2017


Filed under Opinion

152. It has been 152 years since slavery ended in the United States. After 500 brutal years of treating fellow human beings as property — and quite frankly, like dirt — slavery was officially abolished on Dec. 6, 1865. 21. It has been 21 days since CNN broke a haunting news story that ousted the on...

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