This video discusses the existence of, and the methodology to end modern slavery as well as the economics.
Estimates vary on the number of people being held in slavery in the Untied States.
In textbooks across the country, students are still taught that slavery in the US ended with the adoption of the 13th Amendment in 1865.
But the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) knows better, and its Modern-Day Slavery Museum is traveling throughout Florida to drive that point home–that slavery persists in the agriculture fields of the state right up through this very day.
The Village Voice recently described the significance of the museum this way: “Though it’s unlikely to compete for crowds with Disneyworld, the Modern-Day Slavery Museum may be Florida’s most important new attraction.” (more…)