Ashton Kutcher testifies to Congress to act on ending modern slavery
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February 15, 2017 FILE - In this Dec. 13, 2016 file photo, an Uber driverless car heads out for a test drive in San Francisco. In the first major congressional attempt to address the advent of self-driving cars, two key senators said Monday, Feb. 13, 2017, they're ...
Ashton Kutcher testifies to Congress to act on ending modern slavery
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February 15, 2017 LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Oscar-nominated film "Hidden Figures" about the untold story of the black women mathematicians who worked at NASA during the space race will screen for free in select U.S.
Ashton Kutcher Will Testify Before Congress to Help End Modern Slavery & Human Trafficking
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February 14, 2017 “For years now, Thorn has been committed to building tech tools to combat child sexual exploitation and facilitating collaborations across [the] tech industry to disrupt these crimes,” Ashton said in a statement. “We have no intention of stopping until ...
Ashton Kutcher testifies to Congress to act on ending modern slavery
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February 14, 2017 WASHINGTON (AP) - A Democratic senator claims that "a few" of his Republican colleagues have expressed concern to him about President Donald Trump's mental health.
Ashton Kutcher to join Corker in hearing on efforts to end modern slavery
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February 13, 2017 Bob Corker, R-Tennessee, will examine progress on efforts to end modern slavery and human trafficking in a hearing this week that will feature testimony from television and film star Ashton Kutcher. Corker, who is also chairman of the Senate Foreign ...
North Korea: Child slavery lands country in hot water with Human ...
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February 9, 2017 THEY work long hours, don't get paid and have little say over what they do. Stuck in slave-like conditions, many never get the chance to ever escape their ...
Anti-slavery activist Harriet Tubman to replace Jackson on the front of the $20 bill
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April 20, 2016 WASHINGTON — Abolitionist Harriet Tubman's image will appear on a new series of $20 bills, becoming the first African-American to appear on U.S. paper currency and the first woman in more than a century, the Treasury Department announced Wednesday ...
Scrapped Declaration Of Independence Passage Denounced Slavery : NPR
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July 3, 2015 Most everyone knows the Declaration of Independence was written by Thomas Jefferson. But most don't know about a very big edit before the final draft. RACHEL MARTIN, HOST: History is full of footnotes and missed opportunities. Thomas Jefferson gets the ...
Clarence Thomas Cites Slavery In His Dissent Against Marriage Equality, For Some Reason
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June 26, 2015 In Thomas' dissent in Obergefell v. Hodges, the case that officially made marriage equality the law of the land on Friday, the Supreme Court justice claimed that enslaved Africans weren't deprived of their “dignity” simply because they were enslaved ...
Carrie Underwood Lends Star Power to Anti-Slavery Campaign; Joins #EndItMovement
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March 2, 2015 Carrie Underwood and her husband Mike Fisher are sharing their support of the End It Movement, a coalition intended to end modern day slavery. No stranger to good causes including animal rights movements, Underwood and her husband participated in ...
Juneteenth: How America Celebrated Emancipation From Slavery - TIME
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June 19, 2014 Cities across the U.S. have planned celebrations around Juneteenth, a holiday commemorating the announcement of abolition in Texas on June 19, 1865. Though President Abraham Lincoln delivered his Emancipation Proclamation on January 1, 1863, the ...
Juneteenth commemorates abolition of slavery in Texas
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June 19, 2014 AUSTIN (KXAN) — County and city employees hosted an annual tradition in central Austin today commemorating the announcement of slavery's abolition in Texas. The 25th Annual Travis County “Texas Emancipation Day,” also known as Juneteenth, took ...
Why Nevada, Home of Cliven Bundy, Abolished Slavery Twice - Matt Ford - The Atlantic
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April 24, 2014 A sign erected in support of rancher Cliven Bundy and his family near Bunkerville, Nevada, that reads "This is about civil rights." (Steve Marcus/Reuters). Cliven Bundy, the controversial Nevada rancher resisting a federal court order alongside armed ...
Here’s Video of Cliven Bundy Making Those Racial Remarks About ‘the Negro’ and Slavery
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April 24, 2014 Footage of rancher Cliven Bundy surfaced Thursday showing that the 67-year-old rancher did indeed make controversial statements about “the Negro” and whether blacks might be “better off as slaves, picking cotton.” ...
The ‘12 Years a Slave’ Book Shows Slavery As Even More Appalling Than In the Film - The Daily Beast
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October 18, 2013 That collective gasp you hear is the audience jolted by intolerable cruelty in 12 Years a Slave. Yet if you think the movie offers a terrible-enough portrait of slavery, please, do read the book. The written account is far worse than what the screen ...
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