"When we think of slavery, we think of the trans-Atlantic slave trade that, over the course of more than 500 years, brought millions of Africans out of their native countries and dispersed them into a living hell throughout much of the Western Hemisphere.
Most Americans assume slavery ended with the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation. This made slavery illegal in the Confederate states, but it didn’t end it.
There are an estimated 27 million slaves across the globe today: there are more people enslaved in the world now than at any other time in human history.”
'In Plain Sight'
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