- From the editor. // Cobblestone;Feb1993, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p2
Discusses the antislavery movement, the theme for the February 1993 issue of `Cobblestone.' Slavery and racism in existence in the US for almost 400 years; Economic exploitation of freed slaves after 1865; Slow process of gaining true equality for blacks; More.
- The early voices. Zuber, Shari Lyn // Cobblestone;Feb1993, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p4
Discusses the early years of slavery in the American Colonies. When first Africans arrived in Jamestown; How increasing demand for permanent servants to work fields led to slavery; Why blacks became slaves; First outcry against slavery by whites; Leading Quakers in antislavery movement; Ban on...
- Songs of slavery. Hamel, Ruth M. // Cobblestone;Feb1993, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p22
Discusses slave songs, which were used to pass along information about escape route, to warn of danger and to express hopes and sorrows. True meanings of the words in the slave song `Follow the Drinking Gourd'; Complaints about white owners in the slave song `Run, Black Man, Run'; Well-known...
- The story of the Amistad Africans. Limauro, Mary Ann // Cobblestone;Feb1993, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p36
Recounts the experiences of the Amistad Africans, who were able to regain their freedom through the US courts and return to their homeland of Sierra Leone, Africa in 1841. How the Africans revolted on the ship `Amistad' that was bringing them from a Havana slave market to the US; Trials and...
- Runaway slaves. Franklin, J.H. // American Visions;Feb1991, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p30
Focuses on runaway slaves and costs incurred by the runaways. How slaves displayed their dissatisfaction; Initial investment for a slave; Costs charged to the owner if runaways were caught.
- Those who think of slavery in terms of only blacks and... Sowell, Dr. Thomas // Enterprise/Salt Lake City;11/6/95, Vol. 25 Issue 19, p19
Opinion. Debates that slavery was not about race. Slave history; Emancipation.
- The Amistad rebellion. McCollum, Sean // Junior Scholastic;10/28/94, Vol. 97 Issue 5, p12
Presents a play titled `The Amistad Rebellion,' on the rebellion of African slaves on board the ship named Amistad in 1839. Voyage of slaves from Africa; Killing of the captain of the ship; Trial of the slaves.
- Where African slavery still exists in the eyes of many. Hecht, David // Christian Science Monitor;2/13/97, Vol. 89 Issue 55, p6
Questions wether the Haratin, former slaves, in Mauritania, a West African nation, are really free. Unpaid services provided by these Haratin; Ban imposed by the United States on all economic and military assistance to the government of Mauritania; History of slavery in the country.
- A Modern Form of Slavery: Trafficking of Burmese Women and Girls Into Brothels in Thailand. // Women's International Network News;Spring94, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p34
Focuses on a report entitled `A Modern Form of Slavery: Trafficking of Burmese Women and Girls Into Brothels in Thailand.' Outline of contents; Excerpts from the introduction.