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My family has books and articles about our family all the way back from the 1800's from when three brothers left Europe to come to America. The three brothers decided to change the spelling of…

From  Miliah Haslerig on April 27th, 2020 0 likes 2 plays 0  

Slavery & Me

Michelle Anderson Curran Associate Director, Stewardship Network; CSU, Chico Alumni Born and raised in Chico, Michelle spent a semester of her CSU, Chico education studying abroad in Thailand and…

From  Jeff Layne on October 31st, 2016 0 likes 30 plays 0  

How to Be a Modern-Day Abolitionist

Justin Dillon Musician/Filmmaker Justin Dillon toured world-wide as a professional musician before he started hosting benefit concerts for organizations addressing the problem of modern-day…

From  Jeff Layne on October 31st, 2016 0 likes 29 plays 0  

Prisoners as Capital and Persons as Property

Dr. Michael J. Coyle Faculty, Political Science Department, CSU, Chico Dr. Kate Transchel Faculty, History Department, CSU, Chico These presentations could be subtitled, “look beneath the…

From  Jeff Layne on October 28th, 2016 0 likes 32 plays 0  

Human Trafficking IS Modern Day Slavery

Dr. Kate Transchel Professor, CSU, Chico History Department Dr. Transchel has been studying and advocating against human trafficking since 1999. Among other things, she describes world-wide…

From  Jeff Layne on October 27th, 2016 0 likes 83 plays 0  

The Demand for Sex Trafficking

CSU, Chico Students This presentation begins with an eye-opening short film about prostitution and sex trafficking. The presenters examine the relationships among pornography, prostitutes, johns,…

From  Jeff Layne on October 27th, 2016 0 likes 52 plays 0  

Slavery on Free Soil: California's Unfree Past

Dr. Stacey Smith Associate Professor, Oregon State University When one thinks of 19th Century slavery in the U.S., one usually thinks of the Southern States that comprised the Confederate side in…

From  Jeff Layne on October 4th, 2016 0 likes 38 plays 0  

Above and Beyond: The Eighth Field Season at Betty’s Hope Plantation, Antigua, West Indies

Dr. Georgia Fox Faculty, CSU, Chico Anthropology Department For eight summers, Dr. Georgia Fox has accompanied her CSU, Chico anthropology students to the West Indies island of Antigua to…

From  Jeff Layne on September 7th, 2016 0 likes 21 plays 0  

Conflict Minerals & Human Trafficking - Raise Hope for the Congo

JD Stier JD Stier worked with the Obama Administration on youth issues and now works to help break the links between minerals used in electronics and human trafficking in the Congo. In a…

From  Jeff Layne on August 23rd, 2016 0 likes 18 plays 0  

Thinking about Lincoln

Dr. Michael Zuckert Faculty, University of Notre Dame Dr. Zuckert explores American attitudes toward Abraham Lincoln over the past century and a half since his death. He also discusses the…

From  Jeff Layne on August 15th, 2016 0 likes 29 plays 0  

The Destruction of Slavery in the Civil War

Dr. James Oakes Faculty, City University of New York Dr. Oakes is the author of the book, “Freedom National: The Destruction of Slavery in the United States, 1861-1865” (W.W. Norton,…

From  Jeff Layne on August 12th, 2016 0 likes 210 plays 0