A Detroit-area mother is fuming over an essay question that asked middle school students if they would rather be slaves or factory workers.
Gale adds State Papers Online: Eighteenth Century, Part 1: Domestic, Military, Naval and the Registers of the Privy Council; The Making of Modern Law: Foreign Primary Sources, 1600-1970; and the final installment in the Slavery and Anti-Slavery series – Part IV: The Age of Emancipation.
A former University of Michigan janitor has been sentenced to 11 years in prison, convicted of forcing children to work as slaves at his Ypsilanti home.
Sen. Judy Emmons said her bill is going after “the root of the problem” by targeting those who solicit prostitutes.
A Macomb County judge has dismissed a lawsuit brought by a man who claimed his daughter’s civil rights were violated by a fifth-grade teacher’s reading aloud from a book about slavery.
After a four-day jury trial conducted in Wayne County Circuit Court, 33-year-old Sedrick Leman-Isaac Mitchell of Detroit was convicted of eight criminal charges in connection with forcing two young girls to engage in prostitution.
A Melvindale mother says her 11-year-old son felt degraded by a social studies assignment that asked him to pretend to be a slave.
A biracial mother in the Detroit area says her son was given a writing assignment that required him to pretend he’s a slave.
One of the alleged victims, now 15-years-old, testified Thursday afternoon during a preliminary exam for a Detroit man nicknamed “Gruesome,” the first person to face charges under Michigan’s human trafficking law.
Amendments intended to strengthen the existing human trafficking law take effect on Friday in Michigan, where experts say the form of modern-day slavery occurs more often than most people realize.