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UN: 50 million people lived in ‘modern slavery’ last year

By Jamey Keaten, Associated Press The U.N. labor agency estimates that some 50 million people worldwide were living in “modern slavery” - either in forced...

Climate initiative centers on Black Americans

By Kat Stafford, Associated Press The Movement for Black Lives launched a new climate change initiative Thursday, uniting more than 200 Black environmental leaders and...

Revolution and Continuing Resistance in Haiti

By Dr. Maulana Karenga, Professor and Chair of Africana Studies, CSULB As we celebrate and commemorate month of revolution and resistance we call Black August,...

Haitians launch protests, demand ouster of prime minister

By Evens Sanon, Associated Press Thousands of protesters in Haiti's capital and other major cities blocked roads, shut down businesses and marched through the streets...

Slavery and war are tightly connected – but we had no idea just how...

By Monti Datta,University of Richmond; Angharad Smith, United Nations University, and Kevin Bales, University of Nottingham Some 40 million people are enslaved around the world...