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Slavery Footprint

2013: In the Shadow of Slavery

William H. Turner | Posted 02.19.2014 | Black Voices
William H. Turner

Many would say that we burden ourselves too much when we dredge up such dread and terror; but, without memory, a collective memory, we are less human and we are more likely to be less humane to each other.

LOOK: Where America's Racists Live (INFOGRAPHIC)

Posted 09.24.2013 | Black Voices

150 years has done little to shift anti-black attitudes in the some parts of the country, new analysis of census data and opinion polls shows. In w...

Make It Known To Apple, Other Brands We're Serious About Conflict-Free Products!

Justin Dillon | Posted 05.10.2012 | Impact
Justin Dillon

At the end of the day, brands want our trust. The marketplace is full of shiny objects vying for our attention and money. Money is simply the manifestation of trust. Mutual trust requires vulnerability.

MTV's $10,000 Challenge: Build Technology That Ends Human Slavery

Posted 02.01.2012 | Impact

These days, technology has the capacity to change everything -- and mtvU is hoping the end of human slavery is within that reach. MTV's 24-hour col...

QUIZ: How Many Slaves Work For You?

Robin Wilkey | Posted 12.21.2011 | San Francisco

While many of us consider slavery to be a thing of the past, Oakland-based startup Slavery Footprint urges us to think again. The organization aims...

Simple Steps For Students To Fight Human Trafficking

mtvU | Posted 01.31.2012 | College
mtvU

By Paulina Inzerillo The single most lucrative commercial enterprise in the world. The fastest growing crime on the planet. Those are two of the mo...

Simple Steps For Students To Fight Human Trafficking

mtvU | Posted 01.31.2012 | College
mtvU

The single most lucrative commercial enterprise in the world. The fastest growing crime on the planet. Those are two of the most powerful and striking...

Are You Fashion's Slave?

Gerit Quealy | Posted 11.22.2011 | Style
Gerit Quealy

Several organizations such as the Somaly Mam Foundation, Ecpatusa.org and The Body Shop have initiatives in place to combat the slave trade and sex trafficking and of children and young people. But most people are unaware that this is even happening.

Eleanor Goldberg

Slavery Footprint: How Many Forced Laborers Work For You?

HuffingtonPost.com | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 11.22.2011 | Impact

If you're a 20-something renter who owns a laptop, a bike and a fair amount of shoes, you probably have close to 100 slaves working for you. Slaver...