July 20th, 2011
04:47 PM ET

Anti-slavery voices speak out

In a panel hosted by CNN's Jim Clancy, anti-slavery activists speak out about what can and should be done.

Topics: Voices

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  1. SoundOfForest

    Americans should work like the Chinese if they want to liberate slaves. With Generation Y, I don't see it coming.

    July 20, 2011 at 9:37 pm | Reply
    • trashlady

      Well... aren't you stupid. Where do you think most child slaves are? They are in china...making all those clothes and purses that americans wear proudly.

      July 27, 2011 at 10:32 pm | Reply
      • Nunya Bitness

        Yes.Blame Americans. They cause all of the problems. What if America cut aid to these countries that are involved in all types of slavery? It would be worse. All of SE Asia and Africa is a mess...but blame it on White Americans.

        August 1, 2011 at 11:16 am |
  2. Roelof

    Finally someone speaks out about slavery. I'm sick and tired hearing it's a white thing that responsible for slavery. 200 years, while black people had and still continue with it. Africa, China, India and the ME. You don't hear Nelson Mandela about that. Maybe they should get back in the bus again.

    July 20, 2011 at 10:40 pm | Reply
    • SoundOfForest

      The white don't really learn about the non-whites. That's why they've been tricked for a long time. Oh, and the liberal activists in media, entertainment and schools did their best, hiding things and leaving out things all the time.

      July 21, 2011 at 1:45 am | Reply
    • lorraine

      roelof jou dom poes. I'll buy you a ticket to oranje . you narrow minded gemors.

      July 22, 2011 at 3:34 am | Reply
    • Günter

      Slavery never has been abolished, ... just perfected! Just look at all the "wealthy nations"!, how people are treated nowadays!

      July 25, 2011 at 7:35 am | Reply
  3. SoundOfForest

    The whites should stop viewing the abusive cultures of non-christendom as amusing. It's time to stop such attitude altogether. Human rights violence is a serious, staunch matter. Listen to your Christian missionaries!

    July 21, 2011 at 1:48 am | Reply
    • SoundOfForest

      I mean, "Human rights violation."

      July 21, 2011 at 1:50 am | Reply
  4. Banderman

    Embracing racial hypocrisy in this country is now a National pass time. I enrolled in an "African American History" class in college in 1971. I had to suffer through Black students yammer how they hated all white people for no apparent reason or justification. That is the patent definition of racism to which they are never held responsible or accountable. The aforementioned is the patent definition of 'racial hypocrisy'. African American history class was taught by a well educated Black man who made the point that not all slaves were mistreated, and most were not. In fact, many had jobs they cherished and enjoyed. The notion that all slaves were abused, robbed, beaten, and hung is an urban myth. Why do we have to keep going over and debating the same ancient territory year, after year, after year, ad nauseam? Let it go. Do we micro manage or debate the history of other well deserving ethnic groups in this country? No. There are well over 150 different ethnic groups represented in America; one would never know reading the news; it's always the same old, same old. This answers the age old question why do space aliens HOVER and not LAND on this planet? No intelligent life on this rock. It's like a broken record living on this ball.

    July 21, 2011 at 6:58 pm | Reply
    • Allen

      Thank you Banderman, I suppose we all wondered why UFO's hoover but do not land... until your insightful post that is.

      July 26, 2011 at 5:40 pm | Reply
    • DonnJose

      The pont of slavery is that slaves were a property and as such they could be abused, robbed, beaten and hung at any point.

      July 31, 2011 at 9:19 pm | Reply
    • atinks

      Reading your text just made me sick to the stomach. For you to state that there were slaves that were not brutalized by their masters, and therefore were happy to be slaves is such an inconcivable thought, may it as well come from the kkk. Your are just a retarded racist, a morally bancrupted individual who oponion has no place in this discusion. I wonder where you got your education from, your are just useless gargage.

      August 1, 2011 at 3:12 am | Reply
    • GREG

      THANK YOU MASTER. I SURE IS LUCKY TO BE YOUR HAPPY SLAVE.

      August 4, 2011 at 8:53 am | Reply
    • Nancy J

      Good point. It's the same with the history of women. Feminists paint a bleak picture of women in order to gain their vote for mass abortions and child abuse, but its mostly lies. History is never black and white.

      September 20, 2011 at 9:22 am | Reply
  5. Vina Nkoli Chibuzor

    In sept. 2006, I went for an interview in American Embassy in Nigeria, I was admitted into Zamuel ballet school,Collorado. I am talented in the dance. I wasnt given visa to go and achieve my life's dream. The outcome of that single event (interview) turned my life around and that is the same thing you are trying to fight against. I am still embittered. I feel its racism. There was no reason to deny me the visa. I still dance my ballet in my own little way.

    July 22, 2011 at 11:22 am | Reply
    • joe pass

      monkey

      July 22, 2011 at 5:27 pm | Reply
      • trashlady

        Well you are a perfect example of why americans are held in disdain all over the world. All over the world they read these kinds of comments. You should hold your head in shame. But I guess people with such low intelligence don't fell shame.

        July 27, 2011 at 10:37 pm |
  6. 123

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    July 22, 2011 at 5:58 pm | Reply
  7. 123

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    July 22, 2011 at 6:02 pm | Reply
  8. Ayodeji lawrence oyerinde

    Am realy happy abt this avenue of exposing abusers,been working on a project like this without much success. Am particularly happy about one person's comment about black blaming white ,indeed, yes,we blacks dont want to take responsibility for our actions and i think its shallow. Though ,recently i had a chance to work in a biscuit company owned by lebanese and am realy sad how people are being used,working 12 hrs a day with salary that doesnt commensurate with work. I later found out ,the people who ought to talk are being bough, imagine, d SAN of d company being their lawyer, and d governer of d state being given some money? Whos fault? Am ready to be a volunteer at any lenght to bring people like that to book.

    July 24, 2011 at 2:15 am | Reply
    • jaylyn

      I agree

      August 11, 2011 at 5:15 pm | Reply
  9. SUNEESH

    In India human trafficking becomes a huge problem especially the women from kerala who transported from here to gulf countries where they suffer the sexual harassment and other torture. The authorities can't stop this delimma. Most of the women from here are uneducated as thier agents trapping them by offering huge salary and comfortable living..

    July 24, 2011 at 4:10 am | Reply
  10. wot

    Why should black americans forget about slavery, the Jews do not forget how they were treated by the Germans(Not Hitler)..

    July 25, 2011 at 12:06 am | Reply
    • Beatrice

      Blacks are better-off in America than in Africa.

      July 25, 2011 at 1:58 am | Reply
      • dedan keymaths

        fuck u beatrice....en fuck all ur family

        July 25, 2011 at 7:09 am |
      • Antoinette

        Funny thing with Faith and our focus on HIV and aids and yeas Aids does tell how Voodoo by Dutch Mastership always hid with us while we never said nothing in the solidarity we are and nthe Rich Investors Fake..... groomed by our Political Nyenrode they lurk until the next Exam year has another theft to perform in the United nations Mini Dome that is slicing and dicing everything we Are untill the Big shredder is here.... To hold the can and still not be the Fall, they put me in it. 1993 and I can see myself running ina Labyrint and I see and catch every open door out and they smash........ after it shuts to keep them in.... They have doubles on all sides holding and pinning me down as a bodyless monster of a painting which Google could squeeze out of the group and Photoshop deemed necessary to express my experience in the Asylum Madhouse Gulag Console..... The Dutch Government and money class was dismissed and is calling shots, janking chains and the Moral in Government is the Sauron I batlle .... What do you want when Tolkien blackened the Wicca Wedding Ritual... One to Find.... One to Bind....... Keep your Darkness Husband I already ate today... Air and only coffee after the State who has no marriage certificate with me is the Arabian Women who also may not drive cars.... it makes me look bad and inefficient which Yesterday Prooves I am not The mental balance is my Head....... My heart is broken and that's a physical link to a deteriorating process the Dutch only spend on men.

        July 26, 2011 at 9:51 am |
    • Dave

      Black Americans should not forget about slavery, but it is history. The problem is you have too many blacks using it as a crutch to claim racism every chance they get. Most black americans work hard for a living just like their white neighbors and are just as sick of these morons as white people are.

      July 25, 2011 at 1:04 pm | Reply
  11. trina thompson

    I dont think we should never forget,but remember to make sure we dont have that same hatred towards other races or our own race...remember vengince is the lords but it dosent mean it dosent hurt to know that past family members were apart of somthin so stupid..JUST BECUSE OF THE COLOR OF SKIN..(REALLY!!!)

    July 25, 2011 at 7:01 pm | Reply
  12. dudley0418

    If I don't agree with everything being said, does that define me as pro-slavery?

    July 26, 2011 at 9:37 pm | Reply
  13. madhater

    Did you check out that Public Enemy and Anthrax, G?

    July 27, 2011 at 12:03 am | Reply
  14. OGBONNA MONIQUE O

    SLAVERY IS SLAVERY WHETHER WHITE BLACK PINK OR NEUTRAL IRISH AFRICAN OR AMERICAN THERE IS NO DIFFERENCE

    July 27, 2011 at 6:08 am | Reply
  15. Mark

    ?

    July 27, 2011 at 9:43 pm | Reply
  16. Twal

    After hundreds of years of white supremecy,hatred,violence,intolerance,racism and misinformation.........some white people....still, today........still do not get it.......sad.

    July 28, 2011 at 11:26 pm | Reply
  17. wax

    All I want is money fuck u all

    July 30, 2011 at 11:24 pm | Reply
  18. tee

    racism has never died look at what we are going threw now bush made a mess of the world and now the pres. is tring to fix it and all the blame is on him WHY bc he is a black man

    July 31, 2011 at 3:17 pm | Reply
  19. Duh

    Alot of white people smile in your face but when they're alone call us niggers

    August 1, 2011 at 2:33 pm | Reply
  20. Brody Brooks

    Hah, Italy demonstrators rally against Berlusconi

    December 13, 2011 at 4:13 pm | Reply

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