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White mobs rioted in Washington in 1848 to defend slaveholders’ rights after 76 Black enslaved people staged an unsuccessful mass escape on a boat


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A man was charged with making graphic threats to Fauci, warning he would soon be ‘hunted, tortured, beaten, [and] enslaved’


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Amy Klobuchar and Lindsey Graham call on Biden to resettle Yazidi women enslaved by ISIS


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North Korea enslaved South Korean prisoners of war in coal mines


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Britain jails traffickers who enslaved hundreds of Poles

Britain jails traffickers who enslaved hundreds of PolesA British court has jailed eight leaders of a trafficking ring that enslaved hundreds of Polish victims in the largest modern slavery prosecution of its kind, authorities said on Friday. The ring lured its victims to Britain with the false promise of well-paid work and free housing, only to force them to work long days with little pay. A court in the central English city of Birmingham sentenced three of the ringleaders for forced labour offences, money laundering and involvement in human trafficking on Friday, the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) said.



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Harvard 'shamelessly' profits from photos of enslaved people, descendant claims in lawsuit

Harvard 'shamelessly' profits from photos of enslaved people, descendant claims in lawsuitA descendant of enslaved people has sued Harvard University, alleging that the Ivy League institution has “shamelessly” profited from photos of her ancestors. Tamara Lanier, of Norwich, Connecticut, claims that Harvard has ignored requests to surrender images of a man named Renty, whom she says is her great-great-great grandfather, and his daughter Delia. Lanier is suing Harvard for “wrongful seizure, possession and expropriation” of the images, asking the university to return the photos to her, pay unspecified damages, and recognise her ancestry.



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Couple Ordered To Pay Enslaved Nanny $121,000 After 2 Years Of Work

Couple Ordered To Pay Enslaved Nanny $  121,000 After 2 Years Of WorkA Texas couple who pleaded guilty to charges related to forcing a Nigerian woman to work as their nanny for two years without pay has been ordered to pay her more than $ 121,000 in restitution, a judge ruled Friday.



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Texas couple ordered to pay enslaved nanny $121,000

Texas couple ordered to pay enslaved nanny $  121,000HOUSTON (AP) — A Houston-area couple who pleaded guilty to federal charges related to forcing a Nigerian woman to work nearly 20 hours taking care of their home and five children without pay for two years was ordered Friday to pay her more than $ 121,000 in restitution.



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Texas couple ordered to pay enslaved nanny $121,000

Texas couple ordered to pay enslaved nanny $  121,000HOUSTON (AP) — A Houston-area couple who pleaded guilty to federal charges related to forcing a Nigerian woman to work nearly 20 hours taking care of their home and five children without pay for two years was ordered Friday to pay her more than $ 121,000 in restitution.



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