On this day, 150 years ago, more than 3,000 people were freed from slavery in Washington, D.C. Nine months in advance of the full Emancipation Proclamation, Abraham Lincoln granted slaves in the District of Columbia the most precious human right, freedom.
The Against Our Will Campaign is a partnership between mtvU, Free the Slaves, Girls Educational and Mentoring Services (GEMS), and Polaris Project. This campaign is dedicated to ending modern-day slavery through a series of on-air, online, and real world initiatives.
The Slavery Footprint Campus Challenge is a way for students to get [...]
We’re unleashing a new series on the North Star Blog: Tip Tuesday. Each Tuesday for the next few months, we will write about different types of human trafficking in the United States. We hope that you’ll tune in to learn the signs of these types of trafficking.