Stevenson Lecture Notes.docx - Atlantic Slave Trade Africans to the Americas(ch.1 3 definitions of slavery(slav origins Property moved from one person

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8/6/18 Atlantic Slave Trade: Africans to the Americas (ch.1) 3 definitions of slavery (slav origins) Property moved from one person to another Physical control versus mental control (education that cannot be unlearned: “intellectually you have something to fight with”) Institutionalizing of slavery in using slaves as a commodity Native Americans were enslaved first all the way into the 18th century to which they were then freed thereafter Tribes of the Indian Nation (***) Killed once they are no longer useful or valuable in order to produce wealth Modern day slavery = prison system through the 13the amendment US is the largest prison population Loophole in the 13th amendment 20-40 million people enslaved Exploitation is a large issue that reoccurs in today’s society People think of themselves as privilege to have the resources that come from slave labor Group Discussions (August 2nd) Kenyan (East Africa) women that are being trafficked Salama Ali investigating the missing two brothers and found a black market of women and slaves Kidnapped after being coerced into a job opportunity Went undercover and found out she was putting herself in danger to find her brothers with fear of Al Qaeda links Some women and children were infected (AIDS and mental illnesses) which makes them vulnerable to Modern Slavery in Developed Countries (July 19) Slavery is not third world but 40.3 million slaves worldwide US 403 thousday UK 136 thousand and were reporting 13 thousand by Governor Human Trafficking 350 rescued in Caribbean and Latin America (April) Women forced to work in factories, mines, forced labor 2 years to setup successfully Taking place in plain sight in Barbadoes and Argentina Coerced with a better opportunity of jobs Voodoo Nurse Josefine BBC (june 28th) Liberia citizen; 55 year old nurse Enslaved 5 nigerian women that were trying to get to Germany Claimed a low income but was traveling Women owed a lot of money to her so were in fear of being deported Told women that their families would also suffer 1st woman to be convicted of British citizen for overseas trafficking Modern Slavery in Nail Salon (January) Potential victims that can be used in nail salons Most want to be cheap labor
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Only pay cash; staff cannot handle money; staff not trains; no breaks; not english; high staff turnover They could be significantly cheaper than competitors or staff being reluctant to start a conversation Modern Slavery Law review and gangs revolve UK gov’t wants to review law as criminals begin to exploit victims more 4.3 pounds lost a year The act covers england and wales as scotland 8/8/18 Accepting the labor that is provided because it comes as a form of privilege and entitlement Race is a way that a person would identify themselves and think about it in terms of a change over time (evolving) The father of gynecology used black women and irish women for experimentation
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