Separation from sin, and separation from that which enslaves us. The Sabbath is the covenant between the individual and one’s God.
The current US National Anthem contains lyrics written by a lawyer who owned slaves.
Sandler's composition was adopted by various Jewish artists, but it wasn't until Black Jewish musician Willie “The Lion” Smith covered the song in the 1920s, that it became a widespread phenomenon.
In 1921, Tulsa was the site of one of the country’s bloodiest outbreaks of racist violence, when white mobs attacked black citizens and businesses with guns and explosives dropped from airplanes.
The project's basic thesis is that the main reason for the US War of Independence was the American settlers’ determination to maintain the institution of slavery.
Mauritania has an estimated 500,000 slaves in the country – the highest rate of slavery in the world.
"They would put the girls' fingers into the fire to make them understand what hell is."
A charity card sold by British supermarket giant Tesco was found reading: "We are foreign prisoners in Shanghai Qingpu Prison China. Forced to work against our will."
The British supermarket has withdrawn the cards from sale while it investigates.
What good is the flourishing of a nation if it is constantly at political, partisan war?