Encourage your college to adopt one of the following curricula on the issues of human trafficking and modern-day slavery, and ask your professors to include the topic in class.
- Ask your professor to include Girls Like Us: Fighting for a World Where Girls Are Not For Saleduring class to discuss the impact that commercial sexual exploitation of children and domestic trafficking have on young girls.
- Slavery and Abolition in the Modern World (PDF) provides cross-disciplinary understanding of both modern slavery and abolition.
- 21st Century Slavery and Abolition (PDF) is a seminar that takes on the issue of modern day slavery and the work people are doing to abolish it.
- Studies in African American Literature — The Slave Narrative: Past and Present (PDF) focuses on the genre of the slave narrative since the 18th century, including narratives by slaves and survivors in the modern-day.
- Stories of Slavery and Freedom (PDF) examines scholarship on race, slavery, and abolition both historically and in the modern world.
- American Protest Literature from Tom Paine to Tupac (PDF) looks at the tradition of progressive protest literature in the United States from the American Revolution to the rise of globalization, hip hop, and modern-day slavery
Excerpt from mtvU’s Against Our Will Campaign.