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MODERN DAY SLAVERY: “…400 years after transatlantic trade began”

“As the world marks 400 years since the first recorded African slaves arrived in North America, slavery remains a modern-day scourge. Over 40 million people are estimated to be trapped in forced labor, forced marriages or other forms of sexual … Continue reading

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“U.S. deaths from alcohol, drugs and suicide hit highest level since record-keeping began”

“The number of deaths from alcohol, drugs and suicide in 2017 hit the highest level since federal data collection started in 1999, according to an analysis of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention data by two public health nonprofits. The national rate for deaths from alcohol, drugs and … Continue reading

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