The 78-year-old has lived in the iconic New York neighbourhood since 1969
As the UK celebrates its role in the abolition of the slave trade in 1807, it’s important to recognise that Britain’s humanitarianism was ultimately cut from the same cloth as imperial expansion
Bangladeshi worker claims his passport was confiscated before he was forced into 18 months' work in harsh conditions - then deported for not earning enough money
The conclusion was part of a study by the United Nations' Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent
Ministers estimate there are between 10,000 to 13,000 potential victims of slavery in the UK
As global leaders converge in Istanbul for the World Humanitarian Summit, it is imperative that a resolution is discussed to tackle the issue of slavery and human trafficking
The protests at Georgetown, Princeton and Harvard raise two questions: Where does this re-examination of US history end, and what should be done to make amends?
The former presidential candidate said the abolitionist icon would become 'the new face of American debt slavery’
Londoner Safraz Ahmed, 34, faces jail after pleading guilty to keeping his wife as a slave
Birth control pills and injections are forced on captives in order to stop them from becoming pregnant so they can repeatedly raped and sold between their captors
The shield had been a controversial symbol that many students wanted removed from official use
Mary Lou Bruner has also voiced her right-wing views on same sex marriage, Muslims and slavery
The Central American state is seen as one of the worst countries in the world to be a woman – with the third-highest rate of femicide globally
The allegations relate to fishing and cocoa farming
Courts in Iraqi Kurdistan formerly used the method, which is also scientifically inaccurate, to prove abuse
Author Ramin Ganeshram has published a blog post insisting that the book 'does not take slavery's horror for granted'