I recently saw the movie, 12 Years A Slave and to say the least, it was very moving. It evoked a myriad of emotions (anger, sadness, joy, despair, elation etc etc) as I watched it. However, this post is not a movie review, rather it’s reminder (that came from seeing the movie) that slavery is still alive and well (even in the United States where it was abolished in 1865).
You may not be aware of this so I implore you to go to the following resources for more information on slavery today and how you can help:
You may have slaves in your neighborhood, your workplace, your social organizations or even your place of worship. Learn the signs for it and help end it worldwide.