Starting Sept. 9, prisoners across the United States will begin a coordinated work stoppage to call attention to what they contend is involuntary servitude.
Once we start taking offensive yet instructive language such as nigger out of literature, as is the case with Mark Twain's "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn," what's next? Senior Black Correspondent Larry Wilmore peers unflinchingly into .
Let me describe what happened in my interview with Gore Vidal for Vanity Fair's Spanish edition and why I felt compelled to report what was, in my experience, the single most shockingly racist line of the 2008 presidential election campaign.
A report by UNICEF and Terre des Hommes says Europe is not doing enough to address child trafficking, with thousands of children smuggled into Western Europe annually to become sex workers and slaves.
Listen to an excellent NPR Weekend Edition story revisiting the Jack Abramoff-Tom DeLay connection to the slave trade, forced abortions, forced prostitution happening in the U.S. Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas Islands. DeLay called industry on the islands a "shining light of the Republican Party" during one of many "fact-finding missions" to the region.