Carrie Rickey / TruthdigOct 7, 2016
Directors Ava DuVernay and Nate Parker make searingly urgent cases that America’s legacy of slavery and systemic racism is not at all just a relic of the past. Dig deeper ( 4 Min. Read )
Sonali Kolhatkar / TruthdigSep 16, 2016
The U.S. incarcerates the greatest number of people in the world, and most of them are expected to work inside the prisons that hold them, usually for well below minimum wage. Dig deeper ( 6 Min. Read )
Eric Ortiz / TruthdigApr 2, 2016
Starting Sept. 9, prisoners across the United States will begin a coordinated work stoppage to call attention to what they contend is involuntary servitude. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
Chris Hedges / TruthdigDec 29, 2014
The incarcerated poor have become the nation’s most exploited workers. They are the prototype drones for the corporate totalitarian state. Dig deeper ( 9 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigFeb 18, 2013
A doctor inspired by the movie "Lincoln" has spurred Mississippi to become the final state to officially ratify the amendment that abolished slavery in the U.S., 148 years after the fact. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
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