After hearing Ghanaian Eric Peasah’s story about his efforts to rescue child slaves who have been trafficked into Ghana’s fishing industry, Chicagoan and Global Activist Lori Dillon, created a local branch of Peasah’s NGO, Right To Be Free.
We met Lori Dillon last February about her story to create a local branch of the NGO, Right To Be Free. She did it to support her friend, Ghanaian Eric Peasah, “who has dedicated his life to the rescue and rehabilitation of trafficked children.” For Global Activism, Lori is back, with Eric, who came from Ghana to spread awareness about slavery and indentured servitude of children in his country.
Despite its many exaggerated features, one crucial plot point of Tarantino’s Django Unchained is drawn from real life: the lengths real slaves would go to in order to stay with or be reunited with their loved ones.
If you're reading these words on a computer, smart phone or laptop, it's likely that you have at least three slaves working for you somewhere down the global supply chain. That’s according to Slavery Footprint, a new web campaign that’s working in collaboration with the U.S.