AJ Impact

Slavery and the City: London's financial hub comes under scrutiny

Some of the UK's biggest financial firms acknowledge their role in slavery, but activists say that is not enough.

Slavery and the City: London's financial hub comes under scrutiny

Europe

'Sorry not enough': UK institutions apologise for role in slavery

The Church of England and the Bank of England say their 'inexcusable' links to slavery were 'source of shame'.

'Sorry not enough': UK institutions apologise for role in slavery

AJ Impact

'Shameful': Lloyd's of London apologises for role in slave trade

The shipping insurance market played a key role in Europe's global scramble for empire, treasure and slaves.

'Shameful': Lloyd's of London apologises for role in slave trade

Opinion

Medical colonialism in Africa is not new

Remarks about testing coronavirus drugs on Africans part of pattern where some bodies are dehumanised, others protected.

Karsten Noko

by Karsten Noko

Karsten Noko

101 East

India: The Child Sex Highway

101 East investigates Indian villages where it is custom for parents to sell their young daughters for sex.

Studio B Unscripted

The legacy of slavery and Empire today

Academic and author Priyamvada Gopal and spoken-word artist George Mpanga discuss the legacy of slavery and Empire.

Arts & Culture

Ludacris becomes Gabonese citizen, celebrates African heritage

US rapper and actor shares news on social media, prompting fans to respond: 'Welcome home.'

Ludacris becomes Gabonese citizen, celebrates African heritage

AJ IMPACT

US tech giants sued over DRC cobalt mine child labour deaths

Legal complaint lists Apple, Dell, Microsoft, Tesla and Google's parent company Alphabet as defendants.

US tech giants sued over DRC cobalt mine child labour deaths

Opinion

Modern slavery policy does not set people free

If we want to promote freedom for all, might a universal basic income be a better way forward?

Neil Howard

by Neil Howard

Neil Howard

Studio B Unscripted

Studio B, Unscripted: With Priyamvada Gopal and George the Poet

The professor and the poet discuss slavery, colonialism, and the future of diaspora communities.

United Kingdom

Glasgow's slavery profits in the spotlight

Road names dedicated to slave-trade profiteers could be changed as the Scottish city studies its past.

Sign of the times: Glasgow's slavery profits in the spotlight

Human Rights

The spiralling debt trapping Pakistan's brick kiln workers

What starts off as a small loan ends up trapping generations into bonded labour.

The spiralling debt trapping Pakistan's brick kiln workers

Africa

Ghana: Homecoming for African Americans

African Americans find new home in Ghana - gateway of the brutal African slave trade to the US that began 400 years ago.

Ghana: Homecoming for African Americans

United States

Are black Americans the true "founding fathers"?

A project by The New York Times Magazine pushes to re-frame history.

Are black Americans the true "founding fathers"?

101 East

Fighting Slavery From Space

101 East shows how space technology is helping uncover modern slavery and free bonded workers.