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Luis C d'Baca from the US State Department Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons; Kevin Bales, president of Free the Slaves; David Batstone, president of Not for Sale; and Joy Ezeilo, UN Special Rapporteur for Trafficking in Persons. Download Video
Over the past 20 years China has become the world's biggest exporter of consumer goods. But behind this apparent success story is a dark secret - millions of men and women locked up in prisons and forced into intensive manual labor. Download Video
In the midst of widespread poverty, fueled by economic inequality and rampant corruption, a new form of slavery - bridal slavery - has flourished in India. Women and young girls are sold for as little as $120 to men who often abuse them. Download Video
Poverty-stricken men from the north of Brazil are often lured to remote camps where they are used as slave labour. Download Video
There are at least 8.4 million child slaves in the world today, many of them held as forced labor. Download Video
It is a form of slavery that is passed down from one generation to the next, enslaving millions. Download Video
There are an estimated 1.4 million sex slaves in the world today and international trafficking is on the rise. Download Video
It is a nation built on the abolition of slavery, but there are at least 40,000 slaves in the US today. In the opening episode of Slavery: A 21st Century Evil, Al Jazeera's Rageh Omaar investigates food chain slavery in the US. Download Video
The IAAM Center for Family history is a one of a kind research center dedicated to African American genealogy. The center will be a part of the International African American Museum, scheduled to open in 2020. Until then, please enjoy our online offerings and watch for our community seminars!
United Nations The 15th to the 19th century saw a brutal trade in human beings. More than 15 million Africans were sold in the Americas as slaves. Now their ordeal is once again being remembered - and honored. Read MoreYou are free to download and share our list of learning activities. World Events Activity Downloads
In November of 1947, Albert Einstein offered the United States and the international community advice on how to coexist under the looming threat of nuclear war. An excerpt from his article in The Atlantic, “Atomic War or Peace,” has been animated in the video above.You are free to download and share our list of learning activities. About USA ...
Why were most slaves in America from West Africa? Slavery has existed throughout history in various forms across the globe, but who became enslaved was almost always based on military conquest. So why did Europeans travel thousands of miles to enslave people from a particular geographic region? Watch the episode to find out.You are free to...