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from Teen Vogue

Bella Thorne on Shake It Up and her Anti-Bullying Campaign

Someone Knows my Name by Lawrence Hill This should be mandatory reading for high school and above. Follows an 11 year girl from her abduction in Africa, to her time as a slave, to her eventual freedom. A glimpse into that horrific regrettable time in our country's history.

from One Green Planet

10 Decadent Vegan Breakfasts to Dig Into on Christmas Morning

Worldwide, 1 out of every 337 people are modern-day slaves. On average, that 1 slave cost somebody $90 but generates over $7,000 in profits every year.

Worldwide, 1 out of every 337 people are modern-day slaves. On average, that 1 slave cost somebody $90 but generates over $7,000 in profits every year.

Stephen Smith - Merchant and Abolitionist It was not until after the Civil War that Stephen Smith admitted that the lumber company he owned had helped transport many escapees to freedom, most likely on the canal network and later the railroad network that went up through the central part of the state and connected into Canada.