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A Must See: Slavery By Another Name

AFRICANGLOBE - Slavery by Another Name is a 90-minute documentary that challenges one of Americans’ most cherished assumptions: the belief that slavery in this country ended with the Emancipation Proclamation. The film tells how even as chattel slavery came to an end in the South in 1865, thousands of African Americans were pulled back into forced labor with shocking force and brutality.

Eritrea: Canadian Company Accused of Using Forced Labor In Mines

AFRICANGLOBE - The government of Eritrea and a Canadian company together constructed mines worth billions of dollars in Eritrea, using forced labor described as abusive by a Humans Rights Watch report. It is just the latest in a phenomenon that is seen across the African continent, as Western-based multinational corporations rake in billions using cheap labor to extract valuable minerals from the resource-rich African lands.