News Stories relating to "slaves"
Tuesday, February 21, 2012
People aren't the only ones
who live in slavery. Five killer whales have been named as plaintiffs in a lawsuit filed by PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) against Sea World, which says they deserve the...
Friday, February 17, 2012
Not all slaves are black
. In the UK, gypsies have been kidnapping homeless (mostly white) men and sending them abroad to work as virtual slaves. An investigation has discovered 32 victims of this practice. They are being transported to countries like Sweden...
Tuesday, January 31, 2012
searching for their African roots
are finding it's not so easy. In the January 27th edition of the New York Times, Edward Rothstein says, "The astounding thing about American slavery is...
Friday, September 30, 2011
We tend to think of both Native Americans
and African Americans
as cultural and ethnic groups who have been treated badly by history. But one thing most people DON'T know is that Indians once kept SLAVES. Now the freedmen who...
Wednesday, November 10, 2010
In the old days in the Old South, rich plantation owners had teams of slaves to do the work for them. It turns out that ants are farmers
too AND they also have slaves
! And just like people who purchased strong humans,...
Thursday, December 20, 2007
The Master of the Key said that in order to fulfill our desire for cheap consumer goods, we in the West each have 5 slaves. Most Americans would be surprised to realize that in the UK, farm and fast food workers from Mexico are considered to be slaves of a sort.
In the December 19 edition of the Independent, Leondard Doyle writes about...
Tuesday, July 29, 2003
Dominic Casciani writes in bbcnews.com that a rare photo has been discovered depicting slaves on the deck of a ship being transported to European colonies in the Americas that still allowed slavery at that time. The photo was taken by a Royal Navy officer and amateur photographer in 1869, after his patrol ship intercepted a slave ship headed...