'Modern slavery': American farmers smuggled immigrants into the United States and forced them to work

Georgia has charged two dozen people with smuggling Mexican and Central American immigrants into the United States and forcing them to live in camps and work on farms in the state, which authorities said looked like ...

We cannot talk about it, but I cannot remain silent: the USA is turning into a country of racism against whites

Every day, more and more messages appear in the media about the growth of waves of hatred and rejection by whole groups and individuals of other fellow citizens of our country. These circumstances inspired some thoughts that I would like to share. I am white-skinned. Unexpectedly for me, in ...

Senate declared Juneteenth a federal holiday in the United States: what day is it

Juneteenth, which takes place annually on June 19, marks the real end of slavery in the United States. The US Senate unanimously passed legislation declaring it a federal holiday, writes NBC News. On June 19, 1865, Union Army General Gordon Granger proclaimed freedom from slavery ...

City in Illinois will be the first in the United States to pay reparations to African Americans

The Chicago City Council voted 8: 1 to distribute $ 400 to eligible black families, writes Fox News. The City Council in Evanston, Illinois voted to approve a plan to compensate black residents for discrimination ...

A woman will appear on the $ 20 bill instead of President Jackson: who is she

The Biden administration says it is “exploring ways to expedite” the issuance of $ 20 bills featuring abolitionist Harriet Tubman after the Trump administration postponed the move, pioneered by President Barack Obama. Writes about this CNN. “It is important that our banknotes, our money - if ...

California to create commission to compensate African Americans due to slavery

On Saturday, August 29, the California State Senate voted 33 in favor, 3 against the creation of a commission to examine the question of reparations for African Americans. Writes about this The Hill. “Let's be clear: slavery, both in California and throughout ...

A city in North Carolina will pay reparations to descendants of slaves in the United States

The City Council of Asheville, North Carolina, apologized for the city's historic role in slavery, discrimination and denial of fundamental freedoms for black residents and voted to provide compensation to their descendants, USA Today writes. The 7-0 vote took place on the evening of July 14th. “Hundreds ...

One of the US states will change its name due to the association with slavery

"What's in a name?" For Rhode Island, these are years of trouble due to the fact that its official name is associated with the times of slavery in the United States, writes the New York Post. Changes are taking place in the smallest state in the United States: on Monday 22 ...

Worked over 100 hours a week: in South Carolina, a restaurant manager made an African-American slave

A white-skinned cafe manager in South Carolina was sentenced to 10 years in prison for enslaving a dark-skinned worker with mental disabilities. For five years, the convict forced the victim to work more than 100 hours a week for free, while often beating him with a belt, writes ...

A couple from Texas 16 years held in custody a girl from Guinea

Residents of Texas Mohamed Tour and Denis Cross-Tour were sentenced to seven years in prison and almost $ 300 thousand in fines for keeping a child from Guinea in domestic slavery for 16 years. On April 22, they wrote about this on the website of the US Department of Justice. ...

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