This is for the US, of course. Still, very interesting stats. I think I'll follow up with the sources for these stats. I'm very curious about those "other" categories.

Who are the victims?

Human trafficking statistics I think the statistics are only specific to the US.

Born into slavery in Thomasville, Georgia, on March 21, 1856, Henry Ossian Flipper was appointed to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, New York, in 1873. Over the next four years he overcame harassment, isolation, and insults to become West Point’s first African American graduate and the first African American commissioned officer in the regular U.S. Army.

Born into slavery, Henry Ossian Flipper was appointed to the US Military Academy at West Point in He went on to become the first African American graduate and commissioned officer in the regular US Army.

Anthony Bowen purchased his own freedom from slavery in Maryland and founded the…

Anthony Bowen, who purchased his own freedom from slavery in Maryland, founded the first YMCA chapter for Black Americans in This was one of the first organizations for Black Americans. Bowen was an abolitionist and advised President Lincoln to.

Racism history for African Americans in a quick picture. The picture shows what…

Racism history for African Americans in a quick picture. The picture shows what racism with African Americans has been like with simple stats.

John Brown ... advocated and practiced armed insurrection as a means to abolish slavery in the United States.  Executed in 1859, but his speeches at the trial captured national attention. Brown has been called "the most controversial of all 19th-century Americans" and "America's first domestic terrorist."

John Brown daguerreotype, On Oct. hoping to start an armed slave revolt, American abolitionist John Brown led a raid on the Harpers Ferry Armory in Harpers Ferry, Virginia.

African Americans were not slaves.  They were enslaved. There is a difference. Suffering was inflicted upon them for others  selfish gains. In the end, such shortsighted actions brought suffering to Caucasians as well as to African Americans. To be born a human being is a rare event in itself, and it is wise to use this opportunity as effectively and skillfully as possible... so that the happiness or glory of one person or group is not sought at the expense of others.

“Black people did not "come to this country seeking a better life.” They were kidnapped from their homes in Africa, dragged in chains and loaded onto slave ships–treated not like human beings but like things, commodities to be traded and used to.

Obama Executive Order 13603 Authorizes Slavery In The US - Bobby Powell - Published on Aug 30, 2013 - Slavery is once more legal in the United States. In this episode of The Truth Is Viral, host Bob Powell reveals language buried deep inside Executive Order 13603, which Barack Obama signed into law on March 16th 2012 that gives the Federal gov't the legal authority to force any person into de facto slavery. [...]

Slavery is once more legal in the United States. In this episode of The Truth Is Viral, host Bob Powell reveals language buried deep inside Executive Order

Britain’s Biggest Secret - The Black Victorians. Who were the Black Victorians? Never before seen photos were uncovered, giving us over 200 images of glances into our past. This is amazing

Britain’s Biggest Secret - The Black Victorians. Who were the Black Victorians? Never before seen photos were uncovered, giving us over 200 images of glances into our past.

Fabrice Monteiro's Amazing Images of Brown. Fugitive Slaves In Slave Torture Devices

US Slaves - Never Forget! Fabrice Monteiro's Amazing Images of Fugitive Slaves In Slave Torture Devices: The Atlantic Slave Trade was the largest Forced migration in world history.

An Infographic illustrating the African slave trade in American history. Read more on the GenealogyBank blog: “African American Slave Trade: Ships & Records for Genealogy.” http://blog.genealogybank.com/african-american-slave-trade-ships-records-for-genealogy.html

History of the African slave trade in early America Infographic. This slavery timeline covers 3 centuries of key historical events in early America &

5 Things About Slavery You Probably Didn't Learn In Social Studies: A Short Guide To 'The Half Has Never Been Told'

5 Things About Slavery You Probably Didn't Learn In Social Studies: A Short Guide To 'The Half Has Never Been Told'

Slavery in the North  I totally disagree with this guy on some moral and political issues, but he's right about one thing: people forget that slavery  originally existed in northern states as well as southern.

Slavery in the North I totally disagree with this guy on some moral and political issues, but he's right about one thing: people forget that slavery originally existed in northern states as well as southern.

Nation Built on Slavery & Racism

Slavery made America wealthy, and racist policies since have blocked African American wealth-building. Can we calculate the economic damage?

Slavery in the United States - Children who were born to slaves began working as soon as they were able.

America's history of slavery - Children who were born to slaves began working as soon as they were able.

The merchandise being auctioned is described by a chilling sign on the front of the establishment, "Auction and Negro Sales". The building is a slave auction house in the south. While this is a very sad picture, taken in 1864, the institution of slavery was near extinction in the US. Slavery would end in 1865 with Lee's surrender to Grant at Appomattox Courthouse. Happily on this day (July 28) in the year 1868, the 14th amendment to the US constitution was passed, giving full citizenship to…

A black Union soldier sits, posted in front of a slave auction house on Whitehall Street in Atlanta, GA, during Gen. Sherman's occupation - The sign reads "Auction Negro Sales.

Booker T. Washington - "If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else." <3 Booker Taliaferro Washington (April 5, 1856 – November 14, 1915) was an African-American educator, author, orator, and advisor to Republican presidents. He was the dominant leader in the African-American community in the United States from 1890 to 1915.

Booker Taliaferro Washington (April 1856 – November was an African-American educator, author, orator, and advisor to presidents of the United States. Between 1890 and Washington was the dominant leader in the African-American community.

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