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Lois Leveen: Take the Juneteenth Challenge

News : Huffington Post

The Civil War and the abolition of slavery are neither white history nor black history. Today is Juneteenth. This holiday, which commemorates the end of slavery, tells us as much about what America means as the Fourth of July, Presi...

How to Fix a Black Screen on Your iPhone

Technology : Make Tech Easier

The infamous, unresponsive black screen, otherwise known as the Black Screen of Death, is a common problem on iOS devices. Nothing is scarier than a sudden black screen to an iPhone user because it can mean that their phone has seve...

Slavery and Forced Labor in Brazil

Issues & Causes / Human Rights : Foreign Policy Association

The ILO has estimated between 25,000-40,000 people are being exploited in Brazil in slave-like conditions, primarily in the states of Pará and Mato Grosso. The post Slavery and Forced Labor in Brazil appeared first on Foreign Policy...

Continuing the Fight for Civil Rights and Prisoners' Rights

Issues & Causes / Human Rights : Blog of Rights: Official Blog of the ACLU

In the United States, the freedom struggle of Black people and the struggle for prisoners' rights have long been intertwined. After the abolition of slavery, incarceration combined with forced labor was used as a means of continued ...

Worse Than Slavery? Black Women and Families Face Extreme Accusations from Roadside Campaign

Issues & Causes / Human Rights : Blog of Rights: Official Blog of the ACLU

Last weekend, on the day designated to celebrate the abolition of slavery, an anti-abortion group decided to exploit the observance of Juneteenth to spread a demeaning and insulting message to the black community. Through billboards...


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