Slavery around the World
Thirty million people are trapped in modern slavery, far more than the combined number of slaves who lived and died in the trans-Atlantic slave trade of the 18th and 19th centuries. The Washington Post has written an insightful article on the subject, complete with a map showing the global distribution of the slave population.
Slavery in the United States
There are 60,000 slaves in the US. Read more by clicking the link below.
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