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Originally posted by Golithion
Many people forget that this kind of stuff is still happening, back in the day I was a foolheady idiot who denied what was happening in the world. Then in college I read two books, King Leopolds Ghost, and the most profound to me Disposable People. These completely changed my life and made me go on the path in life I went. Things like this just pull at my soul.
Then there is the persuasion side of it. In some of the poverty stricken areas of the planet: Sub-Saharan Africa, Eastern Europe and former Soviet Bloc countries, South East Asia, India, and China there will be smooth talking crooks with ties to organized crime whose sole purpose is to sell the American dream to some hapless soul down on their luck. They will tell the person they know people in the US, developed portions of the Middle East, Western Europe, and prosperous portions of Asia were opportunity awaits. The victim boards a passenger flight and gets to their destination to meet another thug who says their families are going to meet a violent fate if they talk or escape. The thug takes their passport, tell them they have work off some unfathomable sum, and with that, comes the modern-day chains.
Originally posted by RestingInPieces
Slaves in south Florida? You don't say!
That's also where the largest concentration of Jews is in the country.
Is it a coincidence that they brought the first Black slaves to America too?
Originally posted by Lavarian
this is just my opinion, but why the hell are there still slaves? slavery and racism should have been over. haven't people learned that slavery and racism is not ok?.